Wars, Rows And Scandals: When The Nobels Didn’t Go As Planned

Barrons | Oct 1, 2020 at 4:11 AM

Wars, jailed laureates and diplomatic rows have occasionally put the brakes on the Nobel prizes through the years. This time it is the coronavirus pandemic that has thwarted plans, and while prize announcements will go ahead next week, December festivities will be scaled back.

Nobel Prizes In Year Marked By Pandemic

Barrons | Oct 1, 2020 at 4:10 AM

Press freedom groups and climate activist Greta Thunberg are making Nobel Peace Prize buzz ahead of next week’s award announcements, in a pandemic year that has highlighted the importance of science and research.