The Nobel Prize in Literature 2006
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2006 is awarded to the Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk
“who in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures”.
The Swedish Academy
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2006
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2006
Andrew Z. Fire and Craig C. Mello
for their discovery of
“RNA interference – gene silencing by double-stranded RNA”
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2006
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2006 jointly to
John C. Mather
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA,
George F. Smoot
University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
“for their discovery of the blackbody form and anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation”.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2006
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2006 to
Roger D. Kornberg
Stanford University, CA, USA
“for his studies of the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription”.
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2006
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2006 to
Edmund S. Phelps
Columbia University, NY, USA
“for his analysis of intertemporal tradeoffs in macroeconomic policy”.