2012 Nobel Prizes

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Re: 2012 Nobel Prizes

Postby mlrg » Tue Oct 16, 2012 8:23 am

Mister Tee wrote:
Sonic Youth wrote:I would love to see all the leaders of the E.U. fistfight each other over who should collect the prize.

They really had no idea who to pick this year, did they?


I vote for representative from Greece walking hand in hand with Angela Merkel.


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Re: 2012 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:14 am

The 2012 Nobel Economics Prize is "divided equally between Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design."
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Re: 2012 Nobel Prizes

Postby Mister Tee » Fri Oct 12, 2012 3:18 pm

Sonic Youth wrote:I would love to see all the leaders of the E.U. fistfight each other over who should collect the prize.

They really had no idea who to pick this year, did they?


I vote for representative from Greece walking hand in hand with Angela Merkel.

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Re: 2012 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:15 am

As Sonic mentioned, the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize goes to the European Union (EU). The statement is "for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe".
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Re: 2012 Nobel Prizes

Postby Sonic Youth » Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:30 am

I would love to see all the leaders of the E.U. fistfight each other over who should collect the prize.

They really had no idea who to pick this year, did they?
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Re: 2012 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Thu Oct 11, 2012 8:36 am

The 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Mo Yan "who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary".
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Re: 2012 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:38 am

The 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry is awarded "jointly to Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors".
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Re: 2012 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:49 am

The 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded "jointly to Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems."
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2012 Nobel Prizes

Postby Greg » Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:06 am

The Nobel Prizes are being awarded this week. Today, the prize in Physiology Or Medicine goes jointly to Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka "for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent."

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