## What are the 5 categories of Nobel Prizes?

On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace – the Nobel Prizes.

## How many Nobel Prize categories are there?

The Nobel Prize is the most prestigious award given for intellectual achievement in the world. It is awarded in six categories namely Physics, Chemistry, Physiology-Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economics.

**Is there Nobel Prize for computer science?**

It is generally recognized as the highest distinction in computer science and is known as or often referred to as the “Nobel Prize of Computing”. The award is named after Alan Turing, who was a British mathematician and reader in mathematics at the University of Manchester.

### What are the 6 categories of the Nobel Prize?

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been awarded in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace, while a memorial prize in economic sciences was added in 1968.

### Which prize is known as Nobel Prize of mathematics?

The Fields Medal

The Fields Medal is often referred to as the mathematical equivalent of the Nobel Prize, but it is granted only every four years and is given, by tradition, to mathematicians under the age of 40, rather than to more senior scholars.

**What is the Nobel Prize for mathematics?**

The Fields Medal has for a long time been regarded as the most prestigious award in the field of mathematics and is often described as the Nobel Prize of Mathematics. Unlike the Nobel Prize, the Fields Medal is only awarded every four years. First awarded in 1936, 60 people have won the medal as of 2018.

## What are the 6 Nobel Prize categories?

## How many types of Nobel Prizes are there?

Alfred Nobel has made provision for only five prizes under five categories through his will. The economics prize was added later in his memory. Total six prizes are awarded as Nobel prizes every year:

**What are some distinguished prizes not conferred by the Nobel Foundation?**

The distinguished prizes not conferred by the Nobel Foundation include (with the year when a prize was first awarded in brackets): 1: The Gauss Prize is awarded every four years to one mathematician on the occasion of the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM).

### How many Nobel Prizes are there in Sweden?

The Foundation Board consists of five Swedish or Norwegian citizens. Alfred Nobel has made provision for only five prizes under five categories through his will. The economics prize was added later in his memory.

### What is a Nobel Prize in physics?

Physics is one of the categories in which a Nobel Prize is awarded. Noble Prizes have been awarded in medicine for the development of antibiotics and finding cures for viruses. Rudyard Kipling was a recipient of a Nobel Prize in literature.