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May artefact – a tape recorder

Every month one or several of the objects held at the Nobel Museum’s collections will feature here as Artefact of the month.

Belarusian writer and journalist Svetlana Alexievich was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time”.

Publicerad 3 May. Comments

April artefact – models, of molecules and laureates

The 2016 Nobelprize in Physiology or Medicin was unshared awarded the cellbiologist Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi for showing how living cells can break down and recycle their own components. The phenomenon is called autophagy which means “self eating”.

Ohsumi donated two different objects to the Nobelmuseum: one miniature model of himself and some protein molecule models.

Publicerad 31 Mar. Comments

March artefact – an early graph

Physics Laureate David Thouless donated an early handplotted graph to the Nobel Museum. This was the first experimental data showing that the Kosterlitz-Thouless transitions – until then only predicted in theory – worked.

Publicerad 3 Mar. Comments

February artefact – A dove for peace

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Juan Manuel Santos, donated his lapel pin of a dove to the Nobel Museum. 

Publicerad 9 Feb. Comments

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