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What is noble prize and by whom the winner is selected and given?

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Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 23 Jan '08 07:03 pm
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Never heard of Noble prize.
It's Nobel I guess.
It's in the name of Sir Alfred Nobel. There's a committee now under Swedish Academy who decide and confer the award.
Answered by Parthapratim Chakravorty, 23 Jan '08 07:06 pm

 
  
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The Nobel Prize was established in Alfred Nobel's will in 1895, and it was first awarded in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace in 1901. An associated prize, The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, was instituted by Sweden's central bank in 1968 and first awarded in 1969. The Nobel Prizes in the specific disciplines (Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature) and the Prize in Economics, which is commonly "identified with" them, are widely regarded as the most prestigious award one can receive in those fields. The Nobel Peace Prize conveys social prestige, and that award also is often politically controversial. With the exception of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economics are presented in Stockholm, Sweden, at the annual Prize Award Ceremony on December 10, the anniversary of Nobel's death. The Nobel Foundation refers to those six prizes awarded in Stockholm as t ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 23 Jan '08 07:06 pm

 
  
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