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The Nobel Center - Home of the Nobel Prize At the Nobel Center, the focus will be on the stories of the Nobel Laureates. These are stories of courage, conviction and persistence - stories which prove that ideas can change the world. Press release David Chipperfield Architects Wins Nobel Center Competition A unanimous competition jury has selected David Chipperfield's and Christoph Felger's slender brass-clad building as the winner in the Nobel Center architectural competition.

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David J. Gross – Interviews David Gross Answers Questions on the NobelPrize YouTube Channel The third in a series of Q&A sessions with Nobel Laureates on YouTube features David Gross, who received the Nobel Prize in Physics 2004 for discovering the workings of one of the four basic forces in nature, the strong force that holds atomic nuclei together. In the videos below he responds to a selection of questions posted on the NobelPrize YouTube channel, discussing among other topics how the universe evolved, what research at the LHC could reveal, which books shaped his interest in theoretical physics, and the particulars of string theory. View all 24 questions and David Gross's answers! Interview, September 2008

Number Systems of the World A Playground of Thoughts > Number Systems of the World Number Systems of the World Japanese page I am collecting number systems of world languages. The languages shown below are listed according to the complexity of the way of counting numbers in my opinion. I translate words included in number words to English, and I use '+' and '×' for implicit additions and multiplications.

List of Nobel laureates Nobel laureates receive a gold medal together with a diploma and (as of 2012) 8 million SEK (roughly US$1.2 million, €0.93 million). The Nobel Prizes (Swedish: Nobelpriset, Norwegian: Nobelprisen) are prizes awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Swedish Academy, the Karolinska Institute, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee to individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine.[1] They were established by the 1895 will of Alfred Nobel, which dictates that the awards should be administered by the Nobel Foundation. The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was established in 1968 by the Sveriges Riksbank, the central bank of Sweden, for contributions to the field of economics.

Journal home : Nature Raphael Lis, Charles C. Karrasch, Michael G. Poulos, Balvir Kunar, David Redmond, Jose G. Barcia Duran, Chaitanya R. Impropable Research The Magazine: Annals of Improbable Research Annals of Improbable Research (also known as AIR) is the magazine about research that makes people LAUGH and then THINK. Six new issues every year, published in two forms: E-BOOK — For any device where you read standard e-books (Kindles, Kobos, iPads, smartphones, laptops, etc.) PAPER — Lovingly printed & snail-mailed to you: SUBSCRIBE / RENEW NOVA The 100-Year-Old Idea That Could Change Flight Inspired by birds, bats, and the Wright brothers, engineers are building the next breakthrough in aviation. From NOVA Next | Feb 22, 2017 WHICH NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS BELIEVED IN GOD? NOBELISTS WHO BELIEVED IN GOD The book, 50 NOBEL LAUREATES AND OTHER GREAT SCIENTISTS WHO BELIEVE IN GOD, comprises religious quotations from the most influential scientists and writers in the world. In the course of my 11-year research I have studied hundreds of books, articles and letters - primarily those found in the archives of the National Library of Bulgaria (Sofia), Biblioteca Comunale di Milano and the Austrian National Library (Vienna). I have also corresponded with many contemporary Nobel Prize-winning scientists who have shared their personal beliefs about God.

Celebrating Wildflowers - Ethics and Native Plants An idyllic setting in an alpine meadow of the Albion basin in the Wasatch Mountains. Photo by Teresa Prendusi. For many of us a field of wildflowers is one of the most beautiful experiences we can encounter in Nature. Chromosome Mapping: Human Genome Research in Progress The Human Genome Project was completed in 2003. One of the key research areas was Chromosome Mapping. This page details that research.

State of the Planet (Click on thumbnail to view graph) Source: CO2: UNEP Vital Climate Change Graphics, February, 2005; HEAT: Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research; POVERTY: World Bank Source: Greenpeace Source: The New Atlas of Planet Management Source: “Changes in Tropical Cyclone Number, Duration, and Intensity in a Warming Environment,” Science, September 16th, 2005 Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2016 April 15 Mercury and Crescent Moon Set Image Credit & Copyright: Miguel Claro (TWAN, Dark Sky Alqueva)

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