The prize announcement stated that "Roy Brown has been a tireless advocate of free speech as part and parcel of human rights.
Steinman's daughter said that he had joked the previous week with his family about hanging on until the prize announcement.
The prize announcement provides some details on how the program came about, and how it has maintained its atmosphere of spontaneous fun and wonder even as the chemists tackle elements that they're largely unfamiliar with.
Dole disqualified both of them from his prizes because they did not land in Honolulu (the Air Corps flight had been planned months prior to the prize announcement and had no intent to land other than at Wheeler).
Rajat Saha, a counsellor at the Indian mission to the United Nations, who attended the prize announcement, said Mr. Athavale's movement was known in India for focusing its work on "the poorest of the poor."
At times there seems to be a new prize announcement every few days.
The prize announcement led to the immediate reissuing of at least two volumes of Tranströmer's poetry.
The next exhibition and prize announcement will be in 2012 and is planned to take place in newly refurbished exhibition galleries at the museum in Cardiff.
But often the annual prize announcements provoke second-guessing.
In the prize announcement The Norwegian Nobel Committee mentioned: