2017 Noble Prize Winner’s List

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Category  Winners & Prize Share  Recognition For 
 
Physics  Rainer Weiss (Prize Share: 1/2) for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves
Barry C. Barish (Prize Share: 1/4)
Kips S. Thorne (Prize Share: 1/4)  

 

 

 

Chemistry  Jacques Dubochet (Prize Share: 1/3)  for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution
Joachim Frank (Prize Share: 1/3)
Richard Henderson (Prize Share: 1/3)  

 

 

 

Medicine/Physiology  Jeffrey C. Hall (Prize Share: 1/3) for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm
Michael Rosbah (Prize Share: 1/3)
Michael W. Young (Prize Share: 1/3)  

 

 

 

Literature  Kazuo Ishigoru (Prize Share: 1/1) who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world

 

 

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International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)“ (Prize Share: 1/1)

For its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapon’s.
Economic Sciences 
“for his contributions to behavioural economics”