The dispute would have pitted King’s two sons against his surviving daughter, who were at odds over whether to sell the medal.
Thanks to Ahmed Zewail, science is once again coming to the forefront of the Egyptian World. "A femtosecond to a second, is
In ancient Greece, the Greeks honored victors in athletic competitions and in poetic meets with a laurel wreath. In allusion to that honor, we call a winner of the Nobel Prize a 'Nobel Laureate.'
Dr. Paul Krugman, the hyper-productive New York Times columnist and Nobel laureate, has produced a flood of fiscal factoids. He argues that the only way to put the major economies around the world back on track is to "stimulate" them via deficit-financed government spending.
A half-century later, my father's words are still powerful, still relevant. Justice, racial equality, and the Beloved Community that he often described are still, to paraphrase Victor Hugo, ideas whose time has come. In fact, their time is long overdue.
Building emotionally intelligent teams and organizations will be imperative in order to engage people and ensure that we both do the right thing, and do it in the right way. If people are not engaged at work, how are we then going to build the necessary momentum and energy to move forward?
The Laureates and their families gathered to meet with President Obama in The Oval Office, followed by a symposium at The House of Sweden and an elegant black tie dinner hosted by the Swedish Ambassador, H.E. Björn Lyrvall, and the Norwegian Ambassador, H.E. Kåre R. Aas at the stately Swedish Residence
We should be taking risks, the Nobels said, not avoiding them. We should be encouraging ideas from outside the established community, from diverse sources; we should accept failure as a necessary stepping stone to revolutionary progress.
We suggest your Board communicate with the Nobel Foundation urging them to rescind Obama's award so that the Nobel Peace Prize does not serve to sugarcoat, obfuscate and enable more use of violence and military force, the exact opposite purpose for which it was created.
Adam Smith, an 18th century economist, pioneered the concept of the "invisible hand" to describe how capitalism through self-interest, competition, and supply and demand, more effectively allocated resources than the "dead hand" of the state.
Dr. Luc Montagnier, the French virologist who won the Nobel Prize in 2008 for discovering the AIDS virus, has surprised the scientific community with his strong support for homeopathic medicine.