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No·bel Prize

(nō-bel' prīz),
Any one of a set of six annual international awards for extraordinary achievement; included are prizes in physics, chemistry, physiology, litrature, and medicine.
The world’s most prestigious award, which honours those who have made a significant discovery or contribution to humanity. Except for an interruption by World War II, it has been given annually since 1901 for achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace; it consists of a medal, a personal diploma, and prize money.

Nobel Prize

An award given to a person who has provided seminal thought and work in a particular area of human endeavor and has been recognized for that work by the Nobel Prize committee of the Swedish Academy; NPs are awarded in Physiology or Medicine, Chemistry, Physics, Peace, Economics


Alfred B., Swedish chemist and philanthropist, 1833-1896.
nobelium (No) - an unstable transuranium element, atomic no. 102.
Nobel Prize - award to honor contributions to world peace, literature, economics, physiology, medicine, chemistry, and physics.
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If Nobel laureates--or Nobel banquet menus--do not fascinate you, order the traditional Swedish julbord.
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Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden will attend San Francisco's version of Stockholm's traditional Nobel Banquet on Saturday evening, October 27 at San Francisco City Hall to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize and honor California Nobel Laureates.
Support of the Nobel Luncheon in Los Angeles and a Nobel Banquet in San Francisco will benefit the California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) and the establishment of a Nobel Legacy Scholarship to provide tuition to high school students enrolled in the program.