Alfred Nobel made his fortune in applied chemistry nobel 2010 Award for Chemistry Today Published onsdag 6 oktober 2010 kl 09.13 Share Today the Nobel Prize in Chemistry will be announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. A press conference will be underway by 11:45 Swedish time. We will be bringing you the latest updates, and reporting from the scene. Science and Technology Our journalism is based on credibility and impartiality. Swedish Radio is independent and not affiliated to any political, religious, financial, public or private interests. Find out more about how we work (in Swedish).