Nobel prize

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  • The extraordinary researcher

    The extraordinary researcher

    Madame Curie was the only women who took home Noble prize twice. Unbelievable courage, persistent determination, perfect enthusiasm in favour of own zeal and zest, enabled her to take the coveted part of the male-dominated world. She was born as......

    November 2, 2017
  • Retelling an ancient story

    Retelling an ancient story

    After a tranquil nine months of suspension in the placental fluid, the new-born experiences the sensation of up and down. But it took many centuries for humans to formulate gravity as not just a feeling but a force that acted......

    October 11, 2017
  • Richard Thaler awarded Economics Nobel

    Richard Thaler awarded Economics Nobel

    The Nobel Prize in Economics was on Monday awarded to American economist Richard H. Thaler. The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017 was bestowed on the 72-year-old for his "contributions to behavioural economics". Thaler......

    October 9, 2017
  • Raghuram Rajan in Clarivate list of Nobel Prize worthies

    Raghuram Rajan in Clarivate list of Nobel Prize worthies

    Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan's name figures in this year's list of possible winners of Nobel Prize in economics brought out by Clarivate Analytics. The economics prize will be announced in Stockholm on Monday, according to Nobelprize.org.......

    October 7, 2017
  • Artist of disconnected world: Kazuo Ishiguro & his works

    Artist of disconnected world: Kazuo Ishiguro & his works

    A living example that literary art has no national landscapes or limitations, Japanese-born British writer Kazuo Ishiguro, the 2017 Nobel Literature laureate, is possibly its first recipient whose range of evocative works is not in his mother tongue and deals......

    October 5, 2017
  • Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in Literature

    Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize in Literature

    Acclaimed British writer Kazuo Ishiguro was on Thursday named the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2017. Ishiguro is one of the most celebrated contemporary fiction authors in the English-speaking world, having received four Man Booker Prize nominations, and winning......

    October 5, 2017
  • Three scientists win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Three scientists win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for the development of cryo-electron microscopy, which both simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules. They won the prize for "for developing cryo-electron microscopy......

    October 4, 2017
  • 3 American scientists win Nobel in Medicine for decoding body clock

    3 American scientists win Nobel in Medicine for decoding body clock

    Three American scientists have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for unravelling secrets of how the body's internal clock or circadian rhythm works -- a discovery that will help doctors understand the mechanism behind sleep patterns, hormone......

    October 2, 2017
  • Looking for an invisible hand

    Looking for an invisible hand

    Joseph E Stiglitz, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2001, for his theories in economics, worked for the World Bank from 1997 to 2000 as senior vice-president and chief economist. Before he left, he wrote Globalisation and its Discontents......

    August 19, 2017
  • Bob Dylan receives Nobel Prize in literature

    Bob Dylan receives Nobel Prize in literature

    Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan finally received his Nobel Prize in literature at a private ceremony in Stockholm, according to a statement posted online by the head of the Swedish Academy. The presentation on Saturday came five months after the academy announced......

    April 2, 2017
  • Theft at Satyarthi's house, Nobel citation stolen

    Theft at Satyarthi's house, Nobel citation stolen

    Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi's house in southeast Delhi was burgled and his Nobel citation allegedly stolen, police said today. Police said they received a call about the alleged theft of the citation and teams are at the spot to get......

    February 7, 2017
  • The Nobel goes to Bob Dylan

    The Nobel goes to Bob Dylan

    This has been a year of many major surprises. First, Britain chose to leave the European Union (Brexit) through a referendum. Then Donald Trump proved most pollsters wrong and won the election for the US Presidency. In between these two......

    December 18, 2016
  • Songwriter-cum-poet par excellence

    Songwriter-cum-poet par excellence

    <div>He took into account everything that was happening around him and translated it into poetry, and then set them to music.</div>

    November 23, 2016