Nobel prize in chemistry to be awarded – live!

This year’s laureates will shortly be announced at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm

10.43am BST

The announcement is due at 10.45… but they do like to keep us waiting. Noone has taken their seats on the podium yet. Could be a delay getting a new laureate on the phone.

10.42am BST

Here’s Marie Curie, looking quite stern. She was the first person to receive two Nobels, although there have been a few others since.

When Marie Curie was awarded the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry she became the first person ever to receive two Nobel Prizes.

She had previously received the Physics Prize for her work on radioactivity.#NobelPrize

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Source: The Guardian
Nobel prize in chemistry to be awarded – live!