The King and Queen and The Crown Princess Couple are informed of this year's Nobel Laureates

Motiv: A good atmosphere at the presentation of this year's Nobel Laureates. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/the Royal Court
On Tuesday 30 November, The King and Queen and The Crown Princess Couple were informed of the 2010 Nobel Laureates and their respective areas, as is traditional.
The following came to the Royal Palace of Stockholm:
Michael Sohlman, Executive Director of the Nobel Foundation External link, opens in new window.
Staffan Normark, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences External link, opens in new window.
Göran K Hansson, secretary of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet External link, opens in new window.
Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy External link, opens in new window.

The Nobel Prize External link, opens in new window.s will be presented by The King on Friday 10 December at Stockholm Concert Hall.

This year's Nobel Laureates are:

Medicine:
Professor Robert Edwards

Physics:
Professor Andre Geim and Dr Konstantin Novoselov
 
Chemistry:
Richard F Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki
 
Litterature:
Mario Vargas Llosa
 
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel:
Peter A. Diamond, Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pissarides