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Ei-ichi Negishi, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, Dies at 85

Ei-ichi Negishi, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, Dies at 85

Ei-ichi Negishi, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, Dies at 85 Ei-ichi Negishi, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry, Dies at 85 Ei-ichi Negishi, who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2010 for developing techniques now ubiquitous in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, died on June 6 in Indianapolis. He was 85. His death, at a hospital, was announced by Purdue University, …

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From Nobel Hero to Driver of War, Ethiopia’s Leader Faces Voters

From Nobel Hero to Driver of War, Ethiopia’s Leader Faces Voters

From Nobel Hero to Driver of War, Ethiopia’s Leader Faces Voters From Nobel Hero to Driver of War, Ethiopia’s Leader Faces Voters ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — As war raged in northern Ethiopia, and the region barreled toward its worst famine in decades, a senior American envoy flew to the Ethiopian capital last month in the hope of persuading Prime Minister …

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NFTs Linked to Nobel Prizes Are Being Auctioned by Berkeley

NFTs Linked to Nobel Prizes Are Being Auctioned by Berkeley

NFTs Linked to Nobel Prizes Are Being Auctioned by Berkeley NFTs Linked to Nobel Prizes Are Being Auctioned by Berkeley How much will someone be willing to pay for a few pages of quarter-century-old bureaucratic university paperwork that have been turned into a blockchain-encoded piece of digital art? The University of California, Berkeley, hopes quite a bit, and it is …

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Isamu Akasaki, 92, Dies; Nobel Winner Lit Up the World With LEDs

Isamu Akasaki, 92, Dies; Nobel Winner Lit Up the World With LEDs

Isamu Akasaki, 92, Dies; Nobel Winner Lit Up the World With LEDs Isamu Akasaki, 92, Dies; Nobel Winner Lit Up the World With LEDs Isamu Akasaki, a Japanese physicist who helped develop blue light-emitting diodes, a breakthrough in the development of LEDs that earned him a Nobel Prize and transformed the way the world is illuminated, died on Thursday in …

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How Do the Nobel Peace Prize Nominations Work?

How Do the Nobel Peace Prize Nominations Work?

How Do the Nobel Peace Prize Nominations Work? How Do the Nobel Peace Prize Nominations Work? Unlike major Hollywood awards shows, where it really is an honor just to be nominated, the Nobel Peace Prize accepts submissions from a potential pool of thousands of nominators. The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which selects the recipient of the prize, does not disclose the …

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Paul Crutzen, Nobel Laureate Who Fought Climate Change, Dies at 87

Paul Crutzen, Nobel Laureate Who Fought Climate Change, Dies at 87

Paul Crutzen, Nobel Laureate Who Fought Climate Change, Dies at 87 Paul Crutzen, Nobel Laureate Who Fought Climate Change, Dies at 87 Paul J. Crutzen, a Dutch scientist who earned a Nobel Prize for work that warned the world about the threat of chemicals to the planet’s ozone layer and who went on to push for action against global warming, …

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Jack Steinberger, Nobel Winner in Physics, Dies at 99

Jack Steinberger, Nobel Winner in Physics, Dies at 99

Jack Steinberger, Nobel Winner in Physics, Dies at 99 Jack Steinberger, Nobel Winner in Physics, Dies at 99 Normally, an experiment at the Brookhaven accelerator — the world’s largest at the time — was completed in a few hours. The neutrino experiment consumed 800 hours over eight months, a measure of the importance attached to the project. A year after …

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Dispute Erupts Over Translation Rights to New Nobel Laureate

Dispute Erupts Over Translation Rights to New Nobel Laureate

Dispute Erupts Over Translation Rights to New Nobel Laureate Dispute Erupts Over Translation Rights to New Nobel Laureate Chus Visor, that publisher’s founder, told Europa Press, a Spanish news agency, that he would start publishing Glück as soon as possible and did not understand the dispute. “What happened with Glück has happened with authors throughout life and in Spain as …

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Masatoshi Koshiba, 94, Dies; Nobel Winner Tracked Ghostly Neutrinos

Masatoshi Koshiba, 94, Dies; Nobel Winner Tracked Ghostly Neutrinos

Masatoshi Koshiba, 94, Dies; Nobel Winner Tracked Ghostly Neutrinos Masatoshi Koshiba, 94, Dies; Nobel Winner Tracked Ghostly Neutrinos Masatoshi Koshiba was born on Sept. 19, 1926, in the coastal city of Toyohashi, in central Japan, the second child of Toshio and Hayako Koshiba. His mother died when he was 3, and his father, a military officer, married his deceased wife’s …

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2020 Nobel in Economics Is Awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson

2020 Nobel in Economics Is Awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson

2020 Nobel in Economics Is Awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson 2020 Nobel in Economics Is Awarded to Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson were awarded the Nobel in economic science on Monday for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats. Why did they win? Auctions help to sell a …

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