I DIDN’T even finish my arts degree, but I still say that the Chief Scientist and two Nobel prize winners should pull their heads in.…
Wellesley College economist Karl Case wrote a lovely, albeit lengthy, poem about the housing bubble to his long-time research partner and Nobel Prize winner, Robert Shiller. The poem was presented at a conference honoring Shiller atShow More Summary
Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o, who The Guardian writes is “tipped” for the 2014 Nobel prize in literature, will read at Manhattanville College on September 26th. The MFA program at Manhattanville College is proud to announce a one-day symposium with celebrated author Ngugi wa Thiong’o. The symposium will take place on Friday, September 26, 2014, [...]
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"Has the Nobel Committee expressed regret for awarding the 2009 Peace Prize to President Obama?
• Nobel Peace Prize winner Henry Kissinger gives his take on how to reconcile world order and explains why he thinks Iran is a bigger problem than ISIS. • It’s the Friday Night Free-For-All!
After being caught out claiming he was a “Nobel Prize recipient” in his original complaint (then having to retract it), it seems Mann and his lawyers just don’t have the good sense to know when to stop. In this case Mann has been “hoisted by his own petard”. His very own words condemn him. Again.…
Truly two-dimensional objects are rare. Even a thin piece of paper is trillions of atoms thick. When physicists do succeed in producing 2D systems, quantum interactions can lead to new phenomena and Nobel prizes. Two examples: graphene...Show More Summary
Title: Sepp Blatter Fifa Alt Text: Sepp Blatter Fifa The Swiss is likely to win a fifth term at Fifa next year, but his mission is one of self-interest First Reaction Jonathan Harwood Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 2:23pm See related: Qatar...Show More Summary
Congress members, Nobel Prize winners, and even Commander William Adama will hit Boulder, Colo. this week for the Americas Latino Eco Festival. Founder Irene Vilar spills the details.
By David Moenning: There has been an awful lot of discussion lately on the topic of stock market valuations. Yale's Robert Shiller, who won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2013, has been quite vocal with his view that stocks are extremely overvalued at this time and that investors should be worried. Show More Summary
Five weeks and counting, that seems the best bet as to when they'll announce this year's Nobel Prize in Literature; "The date will be set later" is the official stand (and will be until the week of the announcement), but with the rest...Show More Summary
Satire died when Henry Kissinger won the Nobel Peace Prize, said Tom Lehrer. Now irony has followed it to the grave. GQ’s Philanthropist of the Year is Tony Blair. And no,… Continue reading The post GQ kills irony as Tony Blair wins Philanthropist of the Year appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Obama Sends 350 More Troops To Iraq. Add a couple of zeros and they might do some good.
The lectures of Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman were legendary. Footage of these lectures does exist, but they are most famously preserved in The Feynman Lectures. The three-volume set may be the most popular collection of physics books ever written, and now you can access it online, in its entirety, for free. Read more...
The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Obama for his "extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the award on October 9, 2009, citing Obama's...Show More Summary
“A U.S. mother has created an Android app that offers parents a very modern solution to an old problem: What to do when your child won’t return your phone calls? The “Ignore No More” app gives parents the ability to remotely lock their child’s smartphone, in the event their offspring’s ignoring their phone calls and [...]