Tuesday, February 27, 2024

King Carl Gustav of Sweden presented the Nobel Prizes this Sunday

she King Carl Gustav of Sweden will be delivered this Sunday Nobel Prizes three women and seven men, among them the researchers who created the bases for messenger RNA vaccines against covid-19 and the Norwegian writer Jon Fosse.

In a ceremony starting at 4:00 pm local time (3:00 pm GMT) at the Stockholm Concert Hall, the monarch will present the medal, the diploma and the monetary certificate accrediting the new winners of Nobel Prize. Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, Economics and Literature.

she Nobel Peace Prizewhich this year corresponds to the Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi for his fight against the oppression of women in Iran and for promoting human rights and freedom for all, will be awarded in a ceremony in Oslo starting at 1:00 pm (12:00 GMT).

Mohammadi is incarcerated in Iran’s Evin prison, where today he will begin a new hunger strike to show solidarity with the persecution of the Baha’i religious minority in Iran, his family announced on Saturday.

In Stockholm, the awards ceremony will be hosted by Kings Carl Gustav and Silvia and will also be attended from the stage by Crown Princess Victoria and her husband, Prince Daniel.

The economist Claire Goldin is the third woman to win this honor since its creation and the first to receive it alone, while Anne L’Huillier was fifth in Physics. They were joined by Katalin Karikó in Medicine and Mohammadi in Peace.

The Medicine prize distinguishes Karikó and Drew Weissman, considered the ‘fathers’ of the first vaccines against covid, while in Chemistry it will be received by Moungi Bawendi, Louis Brus and Alexei Ekimov for the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots.

L’Huillier would receive the Nobel Prize in Physics along with Pierre Agostini and Ferenc Krausz for their work to create the attoseconds that allowed investigating electron dynamics. Goldin received the Economics award for his study of women’s participation in the labor market and the gender gap.

Fosse, considered one of the leading playwrights of recent decades, will receive the Literature award for his new plays and prosewhich gives voice to the unspeakable.

The awarding ceremony, which recognizes those who with their work “provide the greatest benefit to mankind,” is held annually on December 10, the day that its founder, Alfred Nobel, died in 1896 in town. Italian from Sanremo.

The day ends with a gala banquet to honor the winnerswhich will be held in the Blue Room of Stockholm City Hall.

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