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List of Nobel Prize Winners in 2017 - Important or SSC & Banking Exams

List of Nobel Prize Winners 2016

Nobel prize, the set annual international awards administeed by the Nobel Foundation. The prizes are awarded to the people for important work in the fields of literature, physics, chemistry, medicine, economics and for promoting peace in the world. This list is very important for SSC and Banking exams.

No. Field Winner(s) Discovery/Book
1 Physics one half awarded to Rainer Weiss, the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves"
2 Chemistry Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution"
3 Peace International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) "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."
4 Physiology or Medicine Jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young "for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm"
5 Literature Kazuo Ishiguro In his novels, uncovered the chasm beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world
6 Economic Sciences Richard H. Thaler "for his contributions to behavioural economics"

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