Nobel: A Century of Prize Winners
The Nobel Prize is widely regarded as the most prestigious award one can receive. The Prize is administered by the Nobel Foundation, and the award ceremonies receive extensive media coverage. The awards are often politically controversial, and many winners use their acceptance speech to further favo...

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Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries: Second Edition
Nobel Prize Women in Science Since 1901 there have been over three hundred recipients of the Nobel Prize in the sciences. Only about 3 percent have been women. This book explores the reasons for this disparity by examining the lives and achievements of fifteen women scientists who either won a Nobel...

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The Nobel Prize: The Story of Alfred Nobel and the Most Famous Prize in the World
Alfred Nobel, born in Sweden in 1833, was a brilliant inventor and businessman. Although he held more than 300 patents when he died in 1896, he earned his extensive fortune and worldwide fame through his invention of dynamite and his work on armaments. He never married and was constantly on the move...

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The Nobel Prize: A History of Genius, Controversy, and Prestige
The Nobel Prize What exactly is the Nobel Institution? How does it choose its winners? Has it ever made a mistake? And why does the prize hold such importance? With deft insight and sparkling wit, the author considers these questions while taking us on a tour of every aspect of Alfred Nobel's grand ...

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The Beginners Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize A Life in Science: Advice for Young Scientists
The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize Useful for those interested in a career in science, the author recounts his unlikely path to becoming a Nobel Laureate. Beginning with his humble origins in Australia, he tells how he developed an interest in immunology and describes his award-winning,...

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Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science's Highest Honor

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Pioneers Of Medicine Without A Nobel Prize
This book brings together in one volume 15 discoveries that have had a great impact upon medical science and the practice of medicine during the 20th and early 21st centuries but where the scientists involved have not yet been awarded a Nobel Prize. Its overall aim is to publicize the achievements o...

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Nobel Prizes That Changed Medicine

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Nobel Lectures: 20 Years of the Nobel Prize for Literature Lectures
As the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature is announced, Icon publish twenty years of powerful lectures from previous winners, introduced by former Booker Prize chairman-of-judges, critic and author John Sutherland. Here are Nobel lectures by the Literature Laureates from the past twenty years that toge...

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The Nobel Prize
" —Do you think he is still alive?
—No, in the books, on the lapels, it says he died ten years ago.
—It may be a lie.
—Everything in a book can be a lie."

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