The 2016 Nobel Prizes will be handed out in a ceremony today, with prizes awarded  in categories such as medicine, literature and chemistry.

The winners for the 2016 Nobel Prizes are:

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016
David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz
“for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter”

David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz

David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa
“for the design and synthesis of molecular machines”

Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa

Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016
Yoshinori Ohsumi
“for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy”

Yoshinori Ohsumi

Yoshinori Ohsumi

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016
Bob Dylan
“for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

The Nobel Peace Prize 2016
Juan Manuel Santos
“for his resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end”

Juan Manuel Santos

Juan Manuel Santos

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016
Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström
“for their contributions to contract theory”

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström