December 11th Comprehensive news: Affected by the COVID-19 epidemic, the 2020 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony was held in Stockholm, Sweden, and Oslo, Norway, on the 10th through online live broadcast.
“This year’s Nobel Prize ceremony is indeed very different.” King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden said in a video message. According to Reuters, the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Economics Awards ceremony held at Stockholm City Hall on that day was almost empty.
Representatives of the selection committee of each award read out the achievements of the winners according to the usual practice. The winners have been awarded relevant awards in their respective countries from December 6 to 9. The video of their award was broadcast live on the ceremony that day.
On December 10th, local time, Stockholm, Sweden, the ceremony of the 2020 Nobel Prize Ceremony was changed to live online, and the venue of the event was also changed to Stockholm City Hall, Sweden, for the first time. The picture shows the scene of the award ceremony.
This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics are British scientist Roger Penrose and German scientist Reinhard Genzel and American scientist Andrea Gaez; the winners of the chemistry prize are French female scientist Emmanuel Schalpontier and American female scientist Jennifer Dodner; the prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded.
American scientists Harvey Arte, Charles Rice and British scientist Michael Horton; the literary award was awarded to Louise Glück, an American poetess; the Economics Award was awarded by American economists Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson.
According to AFP, Berit Reiss-Andersen, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, addressed the Nobel Peace Prize winner United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Oslo on the 10th. WFP Executive Director Beasley was awarded and delivered a speech on the same day in Rome, Italy, via live online broadcast.
On December 10th, local time, Stockholm, Sweden, the ceremony of the 2020 Nobel Prize Ceremony was changed to live online, and the venue of the event was also changed to Stockholm City Hall, Sweden, for the first time.
The picture shows Professor Anders Olsson, a member of the Swedish Academy of Sciences, delivering a speech to the Nobel Prize winner in Literature at the award ceremony.
According to the official website of the Nobel Prize on the same day, Lars Heikkensten, CEO of the Nobel Foundation, said, “The coronavirus pandemic has caused us all to face difficult obstacles, but it also reminds us of the importance of multilateral cooperation in solving humanitarian crises, and with the help of science, we can find what we face. The solution to the challenge.”
December 10 is the anniversary of the death of Swedish chemist and inventor Nobel, and the annual Nobel Prize ceremony is scheduled to be held on this day. The annual Nobel Prize award dinner that night was also cancelled due to the epidemic.