Friday, October 7, 2011

Nobel Prize Winners for 2011

Nobel Peace Prize-  "For their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women's rights to full participation in peace-building work"

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (President of Liberia)

Nobel Prize in Literature - " because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality."

Nobel Prize in Chemistry - "for the discovery of quasicrystals"
Dan Schechtman of Israel

Nobel Prize in Physics = "for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae"

Brian P Schmidt of USA & Australia

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine -"for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity"

Jules A. Hoffmann of Luxembourg & France

"'for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity"

Congrats to the above winners!

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