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Nobel Prize Winners 2015 (6)
Arthur B. McDonald (Picture: Wikimedia)| Takaaki Kajita (Picture: amazonaws.com)

“for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass”

 Physiology or Medicine 

William C. Campbell | Satoshi Ōmura | Youyou Tu
William C. Campbell | Satoshi Ōmura | Youyou Tu

“for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites”
“for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria”
Picture: infobae.com
Peace

The members of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet | Source: Telegraph.co.uk
The members of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet | Source: Telegraph.co.uk

National Dialogue Quartet
“for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011”

Literature
Nobel Prize Winners 2015 (4)Svetlana Alexievich
“for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time” | Picture: http://www.euractiv.com

Chemistry

Tomas Lindahl | Paul Modrich | Aziz Sancar
Tomas Lindahl | Paul Modrich | Aziz Sancar

“for mechanistic studies of DNA repair” | Picture: http://si.wsj.net/

Nobel Laureates who changed the world

marie-curie1. Marie Curie
Nobel Prizes in Physics, 1903, and Chemistry 1911.
For her work on radiation  and Chemistry prize for discovering the radioactive elements polonium and radium.

robert_koch-12. Robert Koch
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1905.
Robert Koch identified the causative agents of three of the 20th century’s most fatal diseases: tuberculosis, anthrax and cholera.

max_planck-23. Max Planck
Nobel Prize in Physics, 1918
Max Planck revolutionized the world by creating quantum theory

einstein-24. Albert Einstein
Nobel Prize in Physics, 1921
While he is best known for his Theory of Relativity, he won the prize in physics for the photo-electric effect

enrico_fermi-25. Enrico Fermi
Nobel Prize in Physics, 1938
For the first superficial self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction which made him the father of nuclear power.

otto_hahn-16. Otto Hahn
Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1944
For discovering nuclear fission. This nuclear process helps create electricity which makes its a potent way to produce power.

pauling-37. Linus Pauling
Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1954, and Nobel Peace Prize, 1962
One of the few people to receive two Nobel Prizes, Linus Pauling’s first prize was for his research on chemical bonds and their role in complex substances, as well as the nature of ionic and covalent bonds.

hem-18. Ernest Hemingway
Nobel Prize in Literature, 1954
Those who have won the prestigious Nobel Prize in Literature have all made an impact on the literary world. Still, none have left such a mark as Ernest Hemingway.

norman_borlaug-29. Norman Borlaug
Nobel Peace Prize, 1970
Known as father of the “green revolution,” Norman Borlaug won the Nobel Peace Prize due to his work developing high-yielding, disease-resistant wheat.

ronald-coase-110. Ronald Coase
Nobel Prize in Economics, 1991
His article “The Nature of the Firm” changed the way economists understood why people create their own companies.