Meet 12 Women In STEM Who Just Broke The Glass Ceiling
Women scored big in the Nobel Prizes of 2009 (see slideshow below). With four women taking home prizes in the sciences, it was the first year when more than one woman was selected as a science laureate. Among them, political scientist Dr. Elinor Ostrom ...
Physicist puts Nobel prize medal up for auction
The auction house has sold two other Nobel prize medals, both earlier this year: the Nobel prize for economics won by Simon Kuznets in 1971 and the Nobel prize for chemistry won by Heinrich Wieland in 1927. Both those medals were offered for auction by ...
Figures of French Resistance inducted into Paris Pantheon
Previously, only one woman was honored in the Pantheon: Marie Curie, the Nobel Prize-winning chemist whose ashes were interred there in 1995. Another woman was buried there, Sophie Berthelot, but only as the wife of politician Marcellin Berthelot.
Nobel Prize winner honors granddaughter
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – The granddaughter of a Nobel Prize winner earned her Purdue University diploma this weekend. Ei-ichi Negishi is a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Purdue. In 2010, he was awarded a Nobel Prize in chemistry for his ...