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Bob Dylan joins other Nobel authors

Surprise surprise. The anticipation for 2016s Nobel Winners kept me in great suspense. Who would have thought a 60s rockstar would be eligable for the Nobel Prize in Literature? Not me. Bob Dylan is admittedly not as great a singer … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Literature 2015

Who do you think should win the Nobel Prize in literature this year ? Given the ongoing Syrian Conflict I think the Syrian poet Adonis is a self-explained candidate. Just as Svetlana Aleksijievitj as a feminist and woman is deserving too. Mircea … Continue reading

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Nobelprize 2013

Physics 2013: Francios Englert & Peter W. Higgs Chemistry 2013: Martin Karplus, Michael Lewitt & Arieh Warshel Medicine 2013: James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman & Thomas C.Südhof Literature 2013: Alice Munro Peace 2013: OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize 2012

Physics Serge Haroche , David J. Wineland Medicine Sir John B. Gurdon, Shinya Yamanaka Chemistry Robert J. Lefkowitz, Brian K. Kobilka Literature Mo Yan Peace European Union Economics Alvin E Roth, Lloyd S Shapley

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Female Nobel Writers

Selma Lagerlof , Gösta Berlings Saga, 1909. It’s a story about the deposed minister Gösta Berling who is offered refugee at Ekeby and saved by the mistress of Ekeby. Grazia Deledda, 1926, writes about life on her childhood’s island. Sigrid … Continue reading

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Positivism

Why is it that all journalists and reporters usually only wants to talk about big sensations like disasters, death and sadness ?? I think it’s sad because there are a lot of positive things happening in the world, despite everything. … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize 2009

Barack Obama Charles Kuen Kao, Willard S. Boyle, George E. Smith Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz, Ada E. Yonath Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider, Jack W. Szostak Herta Müller Elinor Ostrom, Oliver E. Williamson

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