Nobel prizes

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‘Colossal waste’: Nobel laureates call for 2% cut to military spending worldwide
Governments urged to use ‘peace dividend’ to help UN tackle pandemics, climate crisis and extreme poverty

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

14, Dec, 2021 @2:32 PM

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Trio of scientists win Nobel prize for physics for climate work
Sykuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi share award for advancing climate knowledge

Linda Geddes

05, Oct, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Nobel prize in medicine awarded to US duo for work on sense of touch
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian share 10m-kronor prize for discovery of receptors for temperature and touch

Ian Sample Science editor

04, Oct, 2021 @11:35 AM

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Antony Hewish obituary
Radio astronomer who won the Nobel prize for physics for his role in the discovery of pulsars

Michael Rowan-Robinson

03, Oct, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Steven Weinberg obituary
Winner of the 1979 Nobel prize whose insights determined the direction of high-energy particle physics for decades

Frank Close

02, Aug, 2021 @4:02 PM

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The Code Breaker by Walter Isaacson review – a science page-turner
Designer babies and ethical quicksand ... The biographer of Steve Jobs tells the story of Jennifer Doudna and the development of gene-editing

Laura Spinney

11, Mar, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Jack Steinberger obituary
Nobel prizewinning scientist whose work played a significant role in the development of modern particle physics theory

Frank Close

11, Jan, 2021 @5:58 PM

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Knock knock, who's there? The Nobel prize for economics
Paul Milgrom could not be roused in the middle of the night when news broke, so his fellow winner, Bob Wilson, had to go and wake him up

Helen Sullivan

13, Oct, 2020 @12:32 AM

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US game theory specialists win Nobel prize in economics
Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson awarded prize 26 years after game theory scholar John Nash

Phillip Inman

12, Oct, 2020 @4:50 PM

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Three scientists share Nobel prize in physics for work on black holes
Roger Penrose says win, shared with Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez, ‘is in some ways a distraction’

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

06, Oct, 2020 @1:58 PM

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Nobel prize in medicine awarded to US-UK trio for work on hepatitis C
Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton, Charles Rice share 10m Swedish kronor prize

Ian Sample Science editor

05, Oct, 2020 @4:32 PM

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Sir Paul Nurse: 'The UK has taken a leap several decades into the past'
The Nobel prize-winning scientist on Covid-19 and the burden of Brexit

Andrew Anthony

15, Aug, 2020 @4:00 PM

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