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List of Nobel Prize Winners 2016 and What They Achieved

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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016

David J. Thouless,

F. Duncan M. Haldane

and J. Michael Kosterlitz

"for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter"


The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016

Jean-Pierre Sauvage,

Sir J. Fraser Stoddart

and Bernard L. Feringa

"for the design and synthesis of molecular machines"


The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016

Yoshinori Ohsumi

"for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy"


The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016

Bob Dylan

"for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition"


The Nobel Peace Prize 2016

Juan Manuel Santos

"for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end"


The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016

Oliver Hart

Bengt Holmström

"for their contributions to contract theory"