JSTOR Celebrates 2017 Nobel Laureates

JSTOR Celebrates 2017 Nobel Laureates

JSTOR is celebrating winners of the Nobel Prize by making articles by the winners freely available to the public through November 15. The Nobel Prize is awarded in Chemistry, Economics, Literature, and Physiology/Medicine. Since JSTOR is a multidisciplinary digital library, you can find papers written by this year's Nobel Prize winners in every category. 

Here is a quick overview of the winners:

2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution."

2017 Nobel Prize in Economics: Richard H. Thaler "for his contributions to behavioral economics."

2017 Nobel Prize in Literature: Kazuo Ishiguro "who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world."

2017 Nobel Prize in Physics: Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."

2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W. Young "for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm."

- Posted October 23, 2017 by Kathy DeMey (10:56 AM)