Tirole has won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science for the analysis of market power and regulation.
“Who gave this to you?” “The King of Sweden.”
They won “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.”
The Swedish Academy awarded the novelist the prize “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation.”
Americans William E. Moerner and Eric Betzig and German Stefan W. Hell are this year’s recipients for their work, which has improved the resolution of light microscopes.
Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura have been awarded the prize for “enabling bright and energy-saving white light sources.”
This is how you know where you are.
The Colombian author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera had been in bad health since a lung infection.
You’ll never look at Kanye West’s “Clique” the same way again.
Members of LaRouchePAC are taking the Obama-Hitler comparisons nationwide.
If you want to know how and why stocks, bonds, homes, and every other financial asset change in price, ask these three.
Because that’s how many there are. More would be nice.
Canadian author Alice Munro has won the Nobel Prize in Literature 2013.
Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt, and Arieh Warshe are this year’s winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013.
The pair have been announced as this year’s recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physics.
James E. Rothman of Yale University; Randy W. Schekman of the University of California, Berkeley; and Dr. Thomas C. Südhof of Stanford University, shared the $1.2 million prize announced by the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.
Putin should win for “trying to stop the bloodshed” in Syria, said Iosif Kobzon, also a parliamentarian from Putin’s United Russia party.
The Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet died Friday.
Two physicists just won the Nobel Prize for their work isolating quantum particles. WTF does that mean? Here are some GIFs that will explain it all.
Students, pay attention.
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The Nobel Prize for Physics was awarded yesterday for research on graphene - a two dimensional form of carbon. The key to the research came when tape used to clean samples of graphite was pulled out of the trash and analysed.
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The renowned playwright (and actor, poet, screenwriter and director) died on Christmas Eve from cancer of the liver. The Nobel Prize winner and outspoken political activist also racked up Oscars, Golden Globes, and TONY awards in his lifetime, leaving behind a paramount legacy in the process.
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Paul Krugman is a little busy accepting his Nobel Prize, so he posted this LOLcat to his blog instead. To quote NYT commenter Aaron K: “More like the NobLOL Prize.” Try the veal!
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