Prizes given annually for achievement in physics, chemistry, literature, peace, economics, and medicine and physiology. The prizes were founded by a Swedish munitions maker, Alfred Nobel, and are considered a mark of worldwide leadership in the fields in which they are given. Nobel winners, called Nobel laureates, receive their prizes in ceremonies in Stockholm, Sweden, except for the peace prize, which is presented in Oslo, Norway.
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“It was Stephen Hawking and five other Nobel laureates,” Krauss recalled.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Total approximate retail value of all prizes awarded is $ 3899.97.
Prizes may not be exchanged or redeemed for cash, sold, or traded.
This week, on December 10th, Human Rights Day, she will receive the Nobel Prize—the youngest person ever to be honored.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prizes may not be exchanged for cash or any other consideration.
The prizes were plate, and the profits were to be expended in repairing the havens of the kingdom.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
We don't even have real big prizes—just a dinky little spoon sitting up on the mantel-piece to excite us as if it was a tiara.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
He therefore fitted five out of near thirty small prizes to accompany him, and built a galley frigate to land with.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
All the women who compete for these - 77 - prizes will be assembled on the grand staircase before the orchestra.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
He won prizes for classics and for verse-writing, and the vacations he spent as a tutor in the western Highlands.