2012 Nobel Prize Announcements Live Stream

STOCKHOLM, October 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

You can watch the live stream of the 2012 Nobel Prize announcements as the news breaks on Nobelprize.org, the official website of the Nobel Prize, with live coverage from official press conferences and exclusive interviews with experts, including alerts on social media such as Twitter and Facebook.

The 2012 Nobel Prize announcements within Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace and the Prize in Economic Sciences will be live streamed on Nobelprize.org. The first announcement, for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, is scheduled on Monday, 8 October 11:30 a.m. CET at the earliest (see the full timetable of announcements). http://bit.ly/SkccIy Exclusive content such as interviews with members of Nobel Committees explaining this year's awarded achievements will also be streamed live.

Background information about the 2012 Nobel Laureates, their Nobel Prize-awarded work and official press releases from the Nobel Prize-awarding institutions will be immediately posted.

Directly after the Nobel Laureates have heard the news, Nobelprize.org conducts a telephone interview with them, capturing the Laureates' first reactions about the news. Nobelprize.org visitors can post greetings or messages to the new Laureates directly on the website.

In addition to the live stream on Nobelprize.org, you can follow the news in several ways:

Social Media. Keep up with the latest news and join the conversation about the 2012 Nobel Prizes on the Nobelprize.org Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/Nobelprize.org, or Twitter: @nobelprize_org, http://twitter.com/Nobelprize_org (#NobelPrize).

Smartphone App. Download the official Nobel Prize mobile application available on Android Apps on Google Play. http://bit.ly/QCq3qz

Live Video Player. Do you want to live-stream the Nobel Prize Announcements on your web site, blog or social networks? Get the easy-to-add code that will allow you to embed the live video player. http://bit.ly/Tw6wOu

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