Another Muslim Chemist Wins Nobel Prize
Following the great Egyptian chemist professor Ahmed Zewail who won the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, another chemist from another Muslim country won 2015's Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The Kurdish biochemist Dr. Aziz Sancar from Turkey was awarded ...
Weekend Roundup: Syrian Refugee Crisis Triggers Bombs and Backlash
Akbar Ahmed chronicles Germany's long engagement with Islam going back to the likes of Goethe, and wonders if Merkel's kindness toward refugees is linked to that historical "soft spot. .... Minc, Dambisa Moyo, Laura Tyson, Elon Musk, Pierre Omidyar ...
Physical sciences faculty members collect multiple honors
Andrei Tokmakoff, the Henry G. Gale Distinguished Service Professor of Chemistry, will receive the 2016 Ahmed Zewail Award in Ultrafast Science and Technology next March from the American Chemical Society. The award recognizes original and ...
Weekend Roundup: Where Pope Francis and Xi Jinping Cross Paths
... Rajan, Nouriel Roubini, Nicolas Sarkozy, Eric Schmidt, Gerhard Schroeder, Peter Schwartz, Amartya Sen, Jeff Skoll, Michael Spence, Joe Stiglitz, Larry Summers, Wu Jianmin, George Yeo, Fareed Zakaria, Ernesto Zedillo, Ahmed Zewail, and Zheng Bijian.