Nobel physics prize goes to sleuths of 'spooky' quantum science

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 - 02:19 GMT

Scientists Alain Aspect, John Clauser and Anton Zeilinger won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics for experiments in quantum mechanics that laid the groundwork for rapidly-developing new applications in computing and cryptography.

Remembering master of Femtochemistry Ahmed Zewail on his passing anniversary

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 11:43 GMT

Zewail passed away on August 2, 2016.

Nobel body urges peace in Ethiopia where laureate engaged in conflict

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 12:42 GMT

Hundreds have died, thousands have fled to Sudan, and there have been accusations of atrocities since Abiy launched a military offensive two weeks ago.

Nobel Prize celebrates memory of Ahmed Zewail

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 11:36 GMT

The Nobel Prize Twitter account celebrated on Friday the memory of Egyptian scientist and father of femtochemistry Dr. Ahmed Zewail.

Nobel winner Toni Morrison dies at the age of 88

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 - 02:41 GMT

Morrison was the first African-American woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993.

Poet quits Swedish Academy after being found to leak Nobel winner names

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 - 11:12 GMT

Poet quits Swedish Academy after being found to leak Nobel winner names.

Mahfouz’s newly discovered short stories to be published on his birthday

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 11:22 GMT

The newly discovered short stories written by Egyptian Noble Laureate, Naguib Mahfouz, will be published on his birthday, December 11, 2018.

Nadia Murad: Meet 1st Iraqi Nobel Peace laureate?

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 - 12:34 GMT

After three years of the warm reception and appreciation she received from Egyptian prominent institutions, Iraqi Yazidi woman, Nadia Murad, has received the Nobel Peace Prize, jointly with Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege.

Nobel Peace Prize honours champions of fight against sexual violence

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world.

Five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - 01:13 GMT

Five things to know about the Nobel Literature Prize.

Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 - 01:42 GMT

Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

2018 Nobel Literature prize postponed over Academy sex scandal

Fri, 04 May 2018 - 09:38 GMT

2018 Nobel Literature prize postponed over Academy sex scandal.

After Obama, a Nobel prize for Trump -- or not so fast?

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 12:50 GMT

A decade after Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize, could his White House successor Trump follow suit for navigating the thorny North Korean nuclear standoff?

Remembering legendary Naguib Mahfouz on his birthday

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 08:01 GMT

Remembering legendary Nobel Prize-winning author Naguib Mahfouz on his birthday.

Malala condemns China over death of fellow Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 01:14 GMT

Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai condemned China's treatment of her fellow peace prize-winner Liu Xiaobo following his death of liver cancer in custody last week.

Liu Xia: the unpolitical poet who became a dissident's wife

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 10:29 GMT

After her democracy activist husband was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, Liu Xia was elated.

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo's ashes scattered in the sea: brother

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 10:09 GMT

The ashes of late Chinese Nobel laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo were scattered in the sea on Saturday.

China's ailing Nobel laureate in 'critical condition'

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 - 10:14 GMT

China's cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo is in a critical condition as his tumour has grown and his liver is bleeding

China releases Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo with terminal cancer

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 - 01:20 GMT

China's jailed Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been granted medical parole after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer last month.