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Nobel Prize Winners


Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for peace. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize. The Noble Prize consists of a medal, personal diploma, and a cash award.

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Yes…we done it again..

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is a 1/3 Nobel Prize winner  in Chemistry.He is from United Kingdom and was born in 1952
in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India.

He got the prize for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome.

Here is Telephone interview with Venkatraman Ramakrishnan


List of  Nobel Prize Winners in 2009 :

Physics : Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith

(for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit – the CCD sensor)


Chemistry : Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath

(for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome)


Medicine/Physiology : Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak

(for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase)


Literature : Herta Müller

(who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed)


Peace : Barack Obama

(for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples)


Dates of announcement of Nobel Prizes :

Physiology or Medicine

Day : Monday

Date : October 5, 2009

Time : 11:30 a.m.


Day : Tuesday

Date : October 6

Time : 11:45 a.m


Day : Wednesday

Date : October 7

Time : 11:45 a.m


Day : Thursday

Date : October 8

Time : 1:00 p.m


Day : Friday

Date : October 9

Time : 11:00 a.m


Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel will be announced on Monday, October 12, 1:00 p.m


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