The Nobel Prize Blog
04/09/2019 - 09:00 AM
A pathfinder in environmental economics who insisted on factoring in the worst-case scenarios of global warming.
15/08/2019 - 06:37 PM
His discovery created a new world of possibilities in diagnosing disease, unearthing the past and assisting in criminal cases, including O.J. Simpson?s murder trial.
06/08/2019 - 11:31 PM
Irresistible vitality and intensity were cornerstones of her extraordinary life.
06/08/2019 - 11:19 PM
He came up with the last piece of a puzzle to explain how some materials can convey electricity without resistance. It came to him on the subway.
06/08/2019 - 08:22 PM
The author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88. She was the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature and best known for her nuanced discussion of race in America.
10/06/2019 - 04:44 PM
Newly released papers show that Robert Edwards, who won a Nobel Prize, tried in vain to have Jean Purdy recognized as an equal partner in the breakthrough.
28/05/2019 - 06:30 AM
Instead of synthesizing new biochemicals from scratch, the Nobel Prize-winning chemist puts nature to the task ? with astonishing results.
24/05/2019 - 07:01 PM
A Nobel winner, he found hidden patterns in the subatomic matter that forms the universe, evoking James Joyce in calling one kind of particle ?quarks.?
22/04/2019 - 07:27 PM
Using math to explain strange states of matter, like superconductivity, he had a ?transformational? impact on physics, with real-world applications.
14/04/2019 - 05:00 PM
His 15-year quest to understand how brain cells communicate provided the underlying science for many antipsychotic drugs.