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
Nobel Laureates by Age
Typical Time Between Discovery/Seminal Work and Award
Time Between Discovery/Seminal Work and Award by Decade
*It took 27 years for Dan Shechtman’s discovery of quasicrystals to be recognized (2011).
- Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2012 has been awarded to R. Lefkowitz and B. Kobilka for their work on G protein-coupled receptors
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