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Nobel Prizes

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View Resource The Nobel Prize Internet Archive

Nobel Prizes will be awarded in October 1996, and interested Internauts can find much useful information on past prize winners at the Nobel Prize Internet Archive, provided by Ona Wu and Boris Pevzner. At the heart of this frames-based site is a collection of annotated links to all past winners in the fields of physics, chemistry, literature, peace, economics, and physiology & medicine. Entries...

http://www.almaz.com/nobel/
View Resource The Britannica Guide to the Nobel Prizes

_Encyclopedia Britannica_ has opened its vast archives of Nobel Prize related material in this web special, designed to coincide with the upcoming 1997 awards. The site is highlighted by biographies of every individual and institution that has ever been awarded the prize. In all, there are over 1,000 articles from the encyclopedia, along with 450 multi-media offerings (images, audio and video)....

http://academic.eb.com/?target=%2Fnobelprize
View Resource The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute Has Today Decided to Award the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 1997 to Stanley B. Prusiner for His Discovery of Prions - a New Biological Principle of Infection

The Nobel Foundation contains the news release from the Karolinska Institutet summarizing the presentation of the Nobel Prize to Dr. Stanley Prusiner for prion research, along with a ShockWave animation illustrating the concept. Although prion research has been going on for over 25 years, the scientific and medical communities have only recently acknowledged the existence of prions and there...

https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1...
View Resource Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 1997 awarded to Robert C. Merton and Myron S. Scholes

The Nobel site contains the full text of the announcement for the 1997 Nobel Prize for Economics awarded to Myron Scholes and Robert Merton for their contribution in developing "a new method to determine the value of derivatives." Fischer Black and Myron Scholes first published their formula for valuing an option in 1973. Robert Merton independently derived an alternative method for valuing...

https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economic-sciences/la...
View Resource Nobelprize.org: The Official Web Site of the Nobel Prize

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Foundation in June, the Foundation has redesigned and renamed its official Website. The main feature of the site is its archive of Nobel Prize Laureates. Complete listings of the winners in the six categories of economics, English, physics, chemistry, medicine and peace are provided at the site, as are profiles, detailed press releases summarizing the...

https://www.nobelprize.org/
View Resource Prize Winners for 2001

This week, the Nobel Foundation announced the winners of its six awards for 2001, the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize. The United Nations and its Secretary General Kofi Annan were awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. The Prize in Literature went to V.S. Naipaul "for having united perceptive narrative and incorruptible scrutiny in works that compel us to see the presence of suppressed...

https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/lists/year/index.htm...
View Resource Accelerators and Nobel Laureates

This online article written by Sven Kullander at the Nobel e-Museum discusses the importance of particle accelerators to physics in a historical context. After studying their basic operatation, users can then learn about the many accelerator inventions and their assistance in various discoveries such as x-rays and electrons. The website provides links to descriptions of the many Nobel Prize...

https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/themes/physics/kulla...
View Resource Popular Science: Technology

The Popular Science website, posts a range of articles on Science, Technology, History, Philosophy, Arts, and News & Ideas. Links to related books available through Amazon.com are provided at the end of each of the (fairly short) articles. The website also includes information on the Nobel Prize, including a list of all the Nobel Prize winners through 2001.

https://www.popsci.com/technology
View Resource Nobel Laureate e-Museum: Integrated Circuits

Nobel Laureate e-Museum's Educational section provides historical and scientific background information on inventions by those who have been honored with the Nobel Laureates in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace over the years. For example, from this website, visitors can read about Nobel Laureate Jack Kilby and his part in the invention of integrated circuits, which are found in a...

https://www.nobelprize.org/educational/physics/integrated_ci...
View Resource Two on Hermann Hesse

Born in 1877, Herman Hesse would become known as the "author of crisis," a reputation that was well earned through his books that explored the complexities of the soul and human existence. Along with his countryman Thomas Mann, Hesse remains one of the most well-regarded German novelists of any literary era, and as such, was honored with the Nobel Prize in 1946 "for his inspired writings which,...

http://www.online-literature.com/hesse/
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