The Nobel Prize: Fast facts

Posted: 10:10 AM EST Dec 24, 2013   Updated: 8:37 AM EDT Oct 09, 2015

As more of this year's Nobel Prize winners are revealed, find out more about the 103-year-old awards for physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, economics and peace.

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Here's a look at what you need to know about the Nobel Prize, an international award given yearly for achievements in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, economics and peace.


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