On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden, Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden and Mr. Christopher O’Neill, and His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his fiancée, Ms. Sofia Hellqvist, attended the 2014 Nobel Prize ceremony held at the Konserthuset in Stockholm.
The 2014 Nobel Prize Laureates are:
“The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Mr. Patrick Modiano ‘…for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation.’
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was divided, one half awarded to Mr. John O’Keefe, the other half jointly to Ms. May-Britt Moser and Mr. Edvard I. Moser ‘…for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.’
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Mr. Eric Betzig, Mr. Stefan W. Hell and Mr. William E. Moerner ‘…for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy.’
The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded jointly to Mr. Isamu Akasaki, Mr. Hiroshi Amano and Mr. Shuji Nakamura ‘…for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources.’”
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