2015 Nobel Prizes

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Re: 2015 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Thu Dec 10, 2015 1:31 pm

Here is the menu for the Nobel Banquet:

Turbot and scallop with sea plants, brown butter and bleak roe

Ember bed roasted veal wrapped in mushrooms with celeriac and apple,
roasted celeriac jus and potato pithiviers

Coffee and almond flavoured cherry blossom
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Re: 2015 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Mon Oct 12, 2015 6:10 pm

"The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2015 was awarded to Angus Deaton 'for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare.'"
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Re: 2015 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Fri Oct 09, 2015 2:14 pm

"The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2015 is to be awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011."
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Re: 2015 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Thu Oct 08, 2015 1:42 pm

"The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2015 is awarded to the Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich 'for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.'"

Alexievich becomes the first journalist to win this award.
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Re: 2015 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Wed Oct 07, 2015 11:27 am

"The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015 was awarded jointly to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar 'for mechanistic studies of DNA repair.'"
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Re: 2015 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Tue Oct 06, 2015 11:53 am

"The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 was awarded jointly to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald 'for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass.'"
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2015 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Mon Oct 05, 2015 11:41 am

They are handing out the 2015 Nobel Prizes this week. First up is Physiology Or Medicine, "divided, one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura 'for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites' and the other half to Youyou Tu 'for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria.'"

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