2014 Nobel Prize – Chemistry … this is not something small, it really is a big deal

And so it is on to the Nobel Prize announcement for Chemistry and I’m betting that they have won the prize for doing something that is basically described using a collection of words you have never heard of and have no idea what they mean at all … well it is not just you, many … Read more2014 Nobel Prize – Chemistry … this is not something small, it really is a big deal

2014 Nobel Prize – Physics … I’ve seen the light

It’s Nobel Prize time again and today we find out who wins the Prize for Physics. This one usually excites because it is often somebody well-known, or for something well deserved, and this year is indeed a great choice – they really do get this one right year after year. Awarded annually since 1901 (except in 1940, … Read more2014 Nobel Prize – Physics … I’ve seen the light

2013 Nobel Prize – Peace

Now this is where the Nobel’s can take a left-hand turn into the twilight zone of weirdness. While the various Swedish academys and assemblies have made some very good decisions for the scientific and literature awards, it is now over to the Norwegian Nobel Committee today for the “Peace” award, and they, quite frankly, have made some rather … Read more2013 Nobel Prize – Peace