December 8 According to the “Central News Agency”, due to the restrictions on international travel caused by the coronavirus epidemic, the 2020 Nobel Prize will cancel the traditional award ceremony and distribute awards to the winners in various places this week. Finally, it will end with a small online ceremony to broadcast the winner’ speech.
According to reports, when the winners of the six Nobel Prize in 2020 were announced in October, the announcement was almost the same as before, and fewer reporters were present. However, due to the epidemic, all winners will not go to Sweden or Norway to collect certificates and medals in person in 2020.
Traditionally, the Nobel Prize ceremony is held on December 10 every year – this day is the anniversary of the death of founder Nobel in 1896. On the same day, Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, will hold a grand ceremony. Since World War II, the ceremony in Stockholm has never been cancelled.
The first recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize is Emmanuelle Charpentier, a French scientist and a chemistry prize winner. She will attend a ceremony held in Berlin, Germany, on the evening of the 7th local time to receive the award from the Swedish ambassador.
Jennifer A. Doudna, an American scientist who won the award with her, will receive the award at a ceremony in Berkeley, California, on the 8th.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded half of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics to British scientist Roger Penrose and the other half to German scientist Reinhard Genzel and American scientist Andrea Ghez in recognition of their astrophysics. Contribution.
California, the United States, will also award three awards, namely, Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson, two winners of economics winners, in Palo Alto on the 8th local time; and 9 Andrea Ghez, one of the winners of the physics prizes, was awarded in Los Angeles.
Two other co-winners of the Physics Prize, British scientists Roger Penrose and Reinhard Genzel, will receive the prizes in London, England, and Munich, Germany, on the 8th respectively. Harvey J., winner of the medical award Alter) and Charles M. Rice) will also receive awards in Swedish embassies and consulates in Washington and New York, respectively.
Michael Houghton, co-winner of the British Medical Award living in Canada, and Louise Gluck, the American poet who won the Literature Award, will receive the award at home.
The World Food Programme, which won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, will be represented by David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme, at the award ceremony in Rome, Italy, on the 10th, which will be broadcast live on the Internet.
Photo: On December 10, 2018, local time, Stockholm, Sweden, the 2018 Nobel Prize Dinner was held. Nobel laureates, members of the Swedish royal family and many celebrities attended, staggering the preparations.
Traditionally, there will be a luxurious dinner after the award ceremony in Stockholm. In 2020, a live ceremony without live audience will be held in Stockholm City Government on the 10th, including a concert and a video of awards from all over the world.