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Nobel Prize 2011

Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for peace. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize. Each prize consists of a medal, personal diploma, and a cash award.

Interested in learning more? The library suggests these books:

The Nobel prize : a history of genius, controversy, and prestige

The moral architecture of world peace : Nobel laureates discuss our global future

Nobel Prize women in science : their lives, struggles, and momentous discoveries

Lives of the laureates : twenty-three Nobel economists