New Nobel Laureates are being announced this week, but a select few scientists have two Nobel Prizes on their mantles.
Saul Perlmutter, Brian Schmidt and Adam Reiss share the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics for their observations that type Ia supernovae indicate that the expansion of the universe is accelerating. Steve Mirsky reports
One of this year's infamous Ig Nobel Prizes went to researchers who study how woodpeckers bash their heads all day without ill effect.
From prison time to the intricacies of transporting the prize itself, this award can be rife with complications
This year's Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates, which focused on physiology or medicine, brought together Nobel Prize winners and young researchers from around the world
The global distribution of Nobel Prizes traces a shift from Europe to the U.S.
Now that teams, not individuals, drive high-impact science,the Nobel Foundation should change how it awards its prize
The 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Daniel Shechtman of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology for the discovery of quasicrystals--infinite, non-repeating ordered materials. Steve Mirsky reports
The 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas Steitz and Ada Yonath for studies of the protein-manufacturing ribosome, with implications for antibiotic development. Steve Mirsky reports
A rundown of this year’s science Nobel laureates, along with links to Scientific American articles authored by the winners
On the eve of the Nobel Prize announcements, the Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded at Harvard, for studies into knuckle-cracking and other vital medical and scientific research. Karen Hopkin retorts
This the first time that a living Nobel laureate has auctioned off his or her medal
British biophysicist Alan Lloyd Hodgkin won the shiny gold medal in 1963 for discovering how the nerve cells of squid generate an electrical pulse when stimulated
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for discoveries of the mechanisms by which cells maintain the integrity of their DNA sequences
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass
The 1935 Nobel Prize awarded to physicist James Chadwick for his discovery of the neutron was set to be offered today
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is honored "for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons"
The 2009 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine goes to Harvard's Jack Szostak, Johns Hopkins's Carol Greider and Elizabeth Blackburn at U.C. San Francisco, for their work on telomeres and telomerase. Steve Mirsky reports