Nobel Prize Trends

  • DOI: 10.1002/chemv.201200110
  • Author: ChemViews
  • Published Date: 02 October 2012
  • Source / Publisher: NobelPrize.org
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
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Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
has been awarded to up to three people each year who have made an important chemical discovery or improvement. The 2012 Prize will be awarded on October 10.









Locations of Nobel Laureates

(1901-2011)

Locations of Nobel Laureates



Nobel Laureates by Age

(1901-2011)

Nobel Laureates by Age





  Typical Time Between Discovery/Seminal Work and Award

(1901-2011)

Typical Time Between Discovery/Seminal Work and Award





Time Between Discovery/Seminal Work and Award by Decade

Time Between Discovery/Seminal Work and Award by Decade

*It took 27 years for Dan Shechtman's discovery of quasicrystals to be recognized (2011).



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