Laureates of 2017 Wolf Prize in Arts and Sciences were announced
Wolf Prize in Chemistry will be granted to Professor Robert.G. Bergman from Berkley university in California, USA – For the discovery of the activation of C-H bonds of hydrocarbons by soluble transition metal complexes.
Wolf Prize in Mathematics will be shared by two laureates: Professor Richard Schoen from Stanford university, USA and Professor Charles Fefferman from Princeton university, USA – For their striking contributions to analysis and geometry.
Wolf Prize in Physics will be shared by two laureates: Professor Michel Mayor from University of Geneva, Switzerland and Professor Didier Queloz from Cambridge, UK and University of Geneva, Switzerland- for the first discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star.
Wolf Prize in Medicine will be granted to Professor Jim Allison from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center- for Sparking a revolution in cancer therapy through (his) discovery of immune checkpoint blockade.
Wolf Prize in Arts will be shared by two laureates: Lawrence Weiner and Laurie Anderson from New York, USA, for the radicalism and avant-garde at the core of their work, and for inspiring generations to come.