Question of The Day09-10-2020

Who is not among the winners of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine?


Correct Answer : d ) Roger Penrose

Explanation :

Three scientists Harvey J Alter, Charles M Rice, and Michael Houghton, have been jointly awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus.

The award comes with a gold medal and prize money of 10 million Swedish kronor.

The discovery of the Hepatitis C virus has revealed the cause of the remaining cases of chronic hepatitis.

Nobel Prize is awarded annually in the field of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, economics, and peace.

Roger Penrose won the one half of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity.

Read Interesting facts about Nobel Prize- Its History and Winners

Hence, (d) is the correct answer.

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