2013 Nobel Prize Winners
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Below find the winners of the 2013 Nobel Prizes, including prizes for Peace, Physics, Medicine, Chemistry, Literature, and Economics.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for "its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons."
- Physiology or Medicine
Jointly to James E. Rothman (U.S.), Randy W. Schekman (U.S.), and Thomas C. Südhof (Germany) for "their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells"
Jointly to FranC'ois Englert ( Belgium) and Peter W. Higgs (UK) for "the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles, and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider