Nobel Prize 2018: Medicine

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Once again the time of year when the most prestigious award, the Nobel Prize, spotlights individuals who have contributed to our understanding. Yesterday, Mon 1st Oct, kicked off the proceedings with the following press release details … The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 was awarded … Read moreNobel Prize 2018: Medicine

2017 Nobel Prize – Peace

If you want to know about this year’s winner, just jump around my preamble by scrolling down. “Peace” is perhaps the joker in the Nobel pack because this is the award that has often resulted in what can be best described as WTF moments. The other awards are worthy of attention because they spotlight work … Read more2017 Nobel Prize – Peace

2017 Nobel Prize – Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017 is awarded to the English author Kazuo Ishiguro “who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”. My Immediate Thoughts This is a good choice, it is back to normal after last year’s rather unusual selection. The … Read more2017 Nobel Prize – Literature

2017 Nobel Prize – Physics

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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 with one half to Rainer Weiss LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration and the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration and Kip S. Thorne LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves” It … Read more2017 Nobel Prize – Physics

2017 Nobel Prize – Medicine

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Once again the time of year when the most prestigious award, the Nobel Prize, spotlights individuals who have contributed to our understanding. Yesterday Mon 2nd Oct, the Medicine award was revealed.  The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded jointly to … Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young “for their … Read more2017 Nobel Prize – Medicine

2015 Nobel Prize : Peace – #NobelPrize – Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet

This is the Nobel Prize where the folks in Sweden hand the baton over to the folks in Norway to select the winner, and it is also where things can often take a sudden left-hand turn into the utterly bizarre or outright absurd, but I would add, not because it is Norway, but rather because … Read more2015 Nobel Prize : Peace – #NobelPrize – Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet