An Israeli auction house sold two handwritten notes by the famous physicist for much more than it had anticipated.
Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago was awarded the 2017 prize in economic sciences on Monday.
Last year, singer and songwriter Bob Dylan won the prestigious literature prize.
After decades of research, Rainer Weiss, Kip S. Thorne and Barry C. Barish first observed a gravitational wave in 2015.
Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young won this year's prize for discovering "molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm."
After Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature, he almost missed the six-month deadline to give his required lecture.
It took weeks for the musician to respond to the Swedish Academy's award, but it sounds like he's pretty pumped.
The Nobel committee is giving up trying to contact Bob Dylan about his recent Nobel Prize win.
Dylan was given the award for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."
Five of the six U.S. scientists awarded a Nobel Prize this year were born in the U.K. The sixth was born in Finland.
The Nobel Prize in economics was awarded to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström.
The prize was awarded to the three for their research in exotic states of matter, which other physicists are hopeful could be used in electronics.