From physics to literature, all about the winners of the Nobel Prize 2022

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The 2022 Nobel in Physics was awarded to Alain Aspect, John Clauser, and Anton Zeilinger for their work in quantum physics

Debarghya Sanyal New Delhi
It is that time of the year, when a handful of world’s leading scholars, social activists and researchers are rewarded with what is often cited as the most prestigious acknowledgement of human effort — the Nobel Prize.

With a total of six prizes in physiology or medicine, physics, chemistry, economic science, literature and peace work, committees in Sweden and Norway announce the respective laureates over a period of a week to 10 days, in the month of October every year.

After a hiatus of two years, the Nobel Foundation has announced, laureates will receive their prize medals and diplomas in Stockholm in December. Winners from 2020 and 2021 will also be invited to attend the ceremony. The Nobel also includes

First Published: Oct 09 2022 | 7:07 PM IST

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