The Trouble With Nobel Prizes | Popular Science

The Trouble With Nobel Prizes | Popular Science

There Is No Nobel Prize in Economics It's awarded by Sweden's central bank, foisted among the five real prizewinners, often to economists for the 1% -- and the surviving Nobel family is strongly against it. It’s a PR coup by economists to improve their reputation,” Nobel’s great great nephew Peter Nobel told AFP in 2005 , adding that “It’s most often awarded to stock market speculators .... There is nothing to indicate that [Alfred Nobel] would have wanted such a prize.”

There Is No Nobel Prize in Economics It's awarded by Sweden's central bank, foisted among the five real prizewinners, often to economists for the 1% -- and the surviving Nobel family is strongly against it. It’s a PR coup by economists to improve their reputation,” Nobel’s great great nephew Peter Nobel told AFP in 2005 , adding that “It’s most often awarded to stock market speculators .... There is nothing to indicate that [Alfred Nobel] would have wanted such a prize.”

Nobel Prize Winners Are Put to the Task of Drawing Their Discoveries  Read more: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/artscience/2013/07/nobel-prize-winners-are-put-to-the-task-of-drawing-their-discoveries

Nobel Prize Winners Are Put to the Task of Drawing Their Discoveries

Nobel Prize Winners Are Put to the Task of Drawing Their Discoveries Read more: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/artscience/2013/07/nobel-prize-winners-are-put-to-the-task-of-drawing-their-discoveries

2012 Nobel Prize: How Do We See Light?    In order to see light, we need nondestructive testing, using a super cold, dark box with inside shiny mirror  If there is a photon inside, how do we tell without destroying it? We send an atom, in superposition of 2 different atomic states, through the box and the atom photon interactions change the state of the atom...

2012 Nobel Prize: How Do We See Light? In order to see light, we need nondestructive testing, using a super cold, dark box with inside shiny mirror If there is a photon inside, how do we tell without destroying it? We send an atom, in superposition of 2 different atomic states, through the box and the atom photon interactions change the state of the atom...

Chinese Nobel Prize winner for decades long research: traditional Chinese Medicinal cure to malaria

How traditional Chinese medicine finally won its Nobel Prize

Chinese Nobel Prize winner for decades long research: traditional Chinese Medicinal cure to malaria

This year's Nobel prize in physics has been awarded to two researchers for their work with light and matter at the most fundamental level. Serge Haroche of France and David Wineland of the US will share the prize, worth 8m Swedish krona (£750,000; $1.2m.) (via BBC news; photo via AFP/NIST)

Physics Nobel goes to Serge Haroche and David Wineland

This year's Nobel prize in physics has been awarded to two researchers for their work with light and matter at the most fundamental level. Serge Haroche of France and David Wineland of the US will share the prize, worth 8m Swedish krona (£750,000; $1.2m.) (via BBC news; photo via AFP/NIST)

The 28 Scientists Most Likely to Win the Nobel Prize: Inside the Secret Predictive Formula - Wired Science

The 28 Scientists Most Likely to Win the Nobel Prize: Inside the Secret Predictive Formula

The 28 Scientists Most Likely to Win the Nobel Prize: Inside the Secret Predictive Formula - Wired Science

Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature - NYTimes.com (awesome - a great big congratulations - wow)

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize, Redefining Boundaries of Literature

Bob Dylan Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature - NYTimes.com (awesome - a great big congratulations - wow)

Formula to wing Nobel? Magic of BBC to get Nobel Prize    How to get Nobel prize in one of 6 categories? Here is recipe of the BBC:  be married man  US 60-years  not wear glasses, shave regularly  Educated at Harvard  be born in spring    By taliscope.com     ---    Recette de BBC pour prix Nobel    Truc pour avoir Nobel dans une des 6 catégories? Recette de BBC:  être homme marié  américain de 60 ans  pas porter lunettes, se raser souvent  étudié à Harvard  né au printemps  Par…

Nobel Prizes: Is there a secret formula to winning one?

Formula to wing Nobel? Magic of BBC to get Nobel Prize How to get Nobel prize in one of 6 categories? Here is recipe of the BBC: be married man US 60-years not wear glasses, shave regularly Educated at Harvard be born in spring By taliscope.com --- Recette de BBC pour prix Nobel Truc pour avoir Nobel dans une des 6 catégories? Recette de BBC: être homme marié américain de 60 ans pas porter lunettes, se raser souvent étudié à Harvard né au printemps Par…

George C. Marshall - VMI graduate (1901), WWII Chief of Staff, Secretary of State under President Truman, & Nobel Prize winner primarily for the "Marshall Plan"

George C. Marshall - VMI graduate (1901), WWII Chief of Staff, Secretary of State under President Truman, & Nobel Prize winner primarily for the "Marshall Plan"

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