UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus Reinhard Genzel Awarded Nobel Prize Three scientists --including UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus Reinhard Genzel -- won this year’s Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for advancing our understanding of black holes, the all-consuming monsters that lurk in the darkest parts of the universe.
Former East Bay Chiron Researcher Michael Houghton Shares Nobel Prize For Medicine Michael Houghton, a British-born scientist who worked for years at Emeryville-based Chiron Corporation, joined Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice in being awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus, a major source of liver disease that affects millions worldwide.
UC Berkeley Nobel Prize Winner Oliver Williamson DiesUniversity of California-Berkeley professor Oliver Williamson, who won a Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2009, passed away this week following a period of failing health, the university announced Sunday.
Nobel-Winning Cal Tech Physicist Murray Gell-Mann Dies at 89Former Cal Tech professor Murray Gell-Mann, acclaimed as a giant of 20th century physics, a Nobel laureate who helped discover and classify subatomic particles such as the quark, has died at his Santa Fe home.
UC Berkeley Research Leads To Nobel Prize For MedicineA former University of California cancer researcher has been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his groundbreaking work that began on the Berkeley campus.
Burton Richter, Nobel Prize Winning Stanford Physicist, Dies at 87Physicist Burton Richter, a Stanford professor emeritus and winner of the Nobel Prize, died Wednesday in Palo Alto. He was 87.
Trump: 'Everyone Thinks' I Deserve Nobel PrizePresident Donald Trump told reporters Wednesday that while "everyone thinks" he deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his involvement in the warming of relations with North Korea, the only prize he wants is a victory for the world.
Bob Dylan Finally Got His Nobel PrizeDylan agreed to accept the award in a closed-door setting. He declined to give a "Nobel Lecture" and no media were invited to the event.
Bob Dylan Breaks Silence, Accepts 2016 Nobel PrizeBob Dylan accepted the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature, and told the Swedish Academy getting the prestigious award left him "speechless."
Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize For LiteratureAmerican singer-songwriter Bob Dylan won the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, a stunning announcement that for the first time bestowed the prestigious award on a musician.
Bay Area Shut Out Of 2016 Nobel Prizes So FarA number of Nobel Prizes have been awarded this week, and none of the winners are from the Bay Area.
Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor And Nobel Prize Winner, Dies At 87Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, has died at 87, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday.
Scientist From Stanford University Awarded Nobel Prize In ChemistryFor the third consecutive year, a researcher from Stanford is being awarded the top prize in science: the Nobel Prize. This time, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Nobel committee has put the spotlight on super-powered microscopes.
Stanford Researcher Shares Nobel Prize For ChemistryThree U.S.-based scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that others can use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs.
Berkeley, Stanford Researchers Win Nobel Prize For MedicineAmericans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discoveries on how hormones, enzymes and other key substances are transported within cells.