The Nobel Prizes are being awarded this week.
Monday the Physiology/Medicine prize went to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells".
Yesterday the Physics prize went to François Englert and Peter W. Higgs "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider"
Today the Chemistry prize went to Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel "for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems".
Literature is tomorrow, Peace is Friday, and Economics is this coming Monday. http://www.nobelprize.org
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