The Nobel Prize Blog

   18/02/2019 - 08:31 AM

Shinzo Abe Won?t Say if He Nominated Trump for a Nobel Prize

Such an nomination would be in keeping with the Japanese leader?s careful courting of the United States president. Critics said it would be ?shameful for Japan.?

 

 

   15/02/2019 - 08:43 PM

In Science, as in Sports, the Sidelines Matter

Tomorrow?s Nobel prizes are won today off-season and in the back office.

 

 

   13/02/2019 - 07:09 PM

Can Big Science Be Too Big?

A new study finds that small teams of researchers do more innovative work than large teams do.

 

 

   12/02/2019 - 10:35 PM

Manfred Eigen, 91, Nobel Winner Who Put a Clock to ...

He shared the 1967 prize for finding a way to time ?immeasurably fast? chemical reactions. His research advanced the study of enzymes, among other things.

 

 

   05/02/2019 - 04:42 PM

Former President of Costa Rica Is Accused of Sexual Assault

An antinuclear activist filed a criminal complaint saying Mr. Arias assaulted her 4 years ago.

 

 

   26/01/2019 - 07:30 PM

She Wanted to Drive, So Saudi Arabia?s Ruler Imprisoned and ...

The U.S. should pressure Saudis to respect the human rights of outspoken women.

 

 

   08/01/2019 - 07:28 PM

Roy J. Glauber, 93, Dies; Nobel Laureate Explored Behavior ...

Dr. Glauber, the New York-born son of a traveling salesman, developed theories that helped lay the basis for quantum computers and quantum cryptography.

 

 

   01/01/2019 - 07:30 AM

James Watson Had a Chance to Salvage His Reputation on ...

The Nobel-winning biologist has drawn global criticism with unfounded pronouncements on genetics, race and intelligence. He still thinks he?s right, a new documentary finds.

 

 

   13/12/2018 - 11:17 PM

Riccardo Giacconi, 87, Explorer of the Universe Through ...

A Nobel laureate, he traced the X-rays emitted by black holes, exploding stars and other violent actors to help understand the workings of the cosmos.

 

 

   11/12/2018 - 10:14 PM

Women in Rare Company Accept Nobel Prizes in Physics and ...

?It is truly an amazing feeling when you know that you have built something that no one else ever has and it actually works,? said Donna Strickland, only the third woman to win the physics prize.