Peter Doherty, Nobel laureate of medicine, says a clear message has emerged at an international symposium of experts in climate, economics and business Australia is emerging as “public enemy number one” of the United Nations climate change negotiations to be held in Paris in December, according to...
That was the question a panel of Nobel Laureates asked at Hong Kong’s Asia Society Center on April 22nd as they urged quick global action on climate change. “We can” make the transition to a low-carbon future, said Brian Schmidt (2011 Nobel for physics), “but I’m not sure we will.” [...]
``Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz talks about U.S. politics, the economy, and his book, "The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them." He speaks with Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop''..''
Einstein & Schrödinger were friends then competitors in hunt for Grand Unified Theory. A media war tore them apart
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistani teenager and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday told Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped a year ago by Boko Haram militants they will never be forgotten and to never lose hope.
1999 Nobel laureate Günter Grass has passed away; see, for example obituaries in The New York Times and The Guardian. As one of the authors whose work I had read long before I started this site, little is under review at the complete...Show More Summary
Günter Grass, the Nobel Prize-winning author of “The Tin Drum” and other novels that made him known around the world as the moral conscience of 20th-century Germany, a reputation that faltered when he belatedly revealed that he had served as a young soldier in Hitler’s SS, died on April 13 at a hospital in Luebeck, Germany. He was 87. Read full article >>
Nigeria president-elect still unsure if Boko Haram hostages will ever be found after Nobel laureate criticises inaction.
Nobel laureate says "Nigerian leaders and the international community have not done enough" to free kidnapped girls.
How will Guenter Grass be remembered? The German Nobel laureate, who died this morning at age 87, was not just a novelist but also a political figure, a voice of conscience, a provocateur. Or perhaps it’s more accurate to say that he was a person of letters in the classic mold, in which...
Writer famed for "The Tin Drum" gave voice to a generation that suffered from rise of Nazism and nation's post-war guilt
Grass, praised for his epic treatment of the Nazi era but criticised for his own World War II past, dies in hospital.
BERLIN — Guenter Grass, the Nobel-winning German writer, has died aged 87 Matthias Wegner, spokesman for the Steidl publishing house, confirmed that Grass died Monday morning in a Luebeck hospital. This is very sad. A true giant, inspiration, and friend. Show More Summary
The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Antoine Laurain's The Red Notebook, just out in English, from Gallic Books. Written and published in France shortly before Patrick Modiano was named the Nobel laureate,Show More Summary
Al Gore--Nobel laureate. Good for him. He deserves the peace prize. A true believer, he's been championing the environment and warning about climate change since long before global warming became cool, so to speak.
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - With an historic general election just seven months away, Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is locked in a high-stakes showdown with a military-backed government she says isn't interested in reform.
Upon hearing the announcement that Victor Ochen was the first Ugandan citizen to get nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, I knew I had to talk to him about his journey. There have only been six Nobel Peace Prize Laureates coming from...Show More Summary
On the 70th anniversary of Korea's tragic division by the United States and the former Soviet Union, 30 women peacemakers will walk in support of the peaceful reunification of Korea. Our delegation includes two Nobel Peace laureates, Mairead Maguire and Leymah Gbowee, and authors, such as Gloria Steinem, artists, retired U.S. Show More Summary
This week's episode was recorded and filmed last month before a large crowd at Ball State University. EconTalk host Russ Roberts welcomed philosopher James Otteson and Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith to talk about another famous Smith... For this special episode, we'd like to again give you a chance to see your response on EconTalk. Show More Summary