The Last Three Minutes…

Topics: History, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize, Steven Weinberg AUSTIN, Texas — Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg, a professor of physics and astronomy at The University of Texas at Austin, has died. He was 88. One of the most celebrated scientists of his generation, Weinberg was best known for helping to develop a critical part of the Standard ModelContinue reading “The Last Three Minutes…”

Nobel Prize in Economics…

Topics: Economics, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2020 was awarded jointly to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson “for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.”  The Prize in Economic Sciences 2020. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2020. Mon. 12 OctContinue reading “Nobel Prize in Economics…”

Nobel Prize in Literature…

Topics: Literature, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020 was awarded to Louise Glück “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.” The Nobel Prize in Literature 2020. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2020. Thu. 8 Oct 2020. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/literature/2020/summary/&gt;

Nobel Prize in Chemistry…

Topics: Chemistry, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 was awarded jointly to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing.” The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2020. Wed. 7 Oct 2020. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/chemistry/2020/summary/&gt;

Nobel Prize in Physics…

Topics: Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize, Physics The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 was divided, one half awarded to Roger Penrose “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”, the other half jointly to Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez “for the discovery of a supermassive compact objectContinue reading “Nobel Prize in Physics…”

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine…

Topics: Medicine, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Prize The discovery of Hepatitis C virusThe 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus. Hepatitis, from the Greek names for liver and inflammation, is a disease characterized by poor appetite, vomiting,Continue reading “Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine…”