Why inequality in science is a good thing – if you care about progress
Less than 1 per cent of scientists “own” almost half the academic literature published in the world between 1996 and 2011. Reactions from some ... A citation level of more than 1,000 puts the authors in the field of sight for a Nobel Prize. The ...
Despair and desperation
The Sun Daily
In this instance, it helps us recognise human dreams and struggles in different places and times, we otherwise would never know existed. Bellow was an acclaimed writer who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976 for portraying the things as they were ...
Poor, restive French town once housed Nobel prize creator
In 1890, the bachelor millionaire left Sevran and died in Italy five years later, bequeathing his fortune to the creation of the now famous prizes for medicine, physics, chemistry, literature and peace. Albert Einstein, whose theory of relativity laid ...
Nobel Prize Knockout
... young man teaching English in the exotic capital, I understood nothing of the significance of the event, and no one could have known – though some scholars may have surmised – that both participants would someday win the Nobel Prize for literature.