Nobel Prize/Related Articles
From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- See also changes related to Nobel Prize, or pages that link to Nobel Prize or to this page or whose text .
- Award : Add brief definition or description
- Alfred Nobel : (October 21, 1833, Stockholm, Sweden – December 10, 1896, Sanremo, Italy) A Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, armaments manufacturer and the inventor of dynamite.
- Nobel Prize in Physics : The most highly regarded award in the field of physics; named after Alfred Nobel who instituted it.
- Nobel Prize in Chemistry : The most highly regarded award in the field of chemistry; named after Alfred Nobel who instituted it.
- Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine : Award conferred once a year by the Swedish Karolinska Institute, for physiology or medicine, since 1901.
- Nobel Prize in Literature : The most highly regarded award in the field of literature; named after Alfred Nobel who instituted it.
- Nobel Prize in Economics : Common name for the most highly regarded award in the field of economics; instituted 1968 in memory of Alfred Nobel.
- Nobel Peace Prize : One of five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel, awarded for fraternity between nations, and promotion of peace.
- The "Alternative Nobel Prize": Right Livelihood Award : Add brief definition or description
- Fields medal : The most prestigious award in mathematics, comparable to the Nobel prize.
- Ig Nobel Prize : Add brief definition or description
- Lasker Awards : A set of awards in medicine from the U.S. Lasker Foundation, often covering clinical medicine and short-term developments not the focus of the Nobel Committee, although many Lasker recipients have subsequently received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
- Turing Award : Prestigious award in computer science, presented by the Association for Computing Machinery
- Nobel Library : Add brief definition or description
- Nobel Museum : Add brief definition or description
- Nobel Peace Center : Add brief definition or description
Nobel Prize fields
- Peace : The absence of armed conflict, or causes of violence, between groups of people.
- Literature : The profession of “letters” (from Latin litteras), and written texts considered as aesthetic and expressive objects.
- Economics : The analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
- Physics : The study of forces and energies in space and time.
- Chemistry : The science of matter, or of the electrical or electrostatical interactions of matter.
- Physiology : The study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of tissues and how they interact.
- Medicine : The study of health and disease of the human body.