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Week to Week News Quiz for 10/10/14

John Zipperer | Posted 12.10.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Don't feel bad; we didn't win the Nobel prize, either. Soothe your injured ego by taking our Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real h...

Nobel Physics Prize Winners May Eradicate 'My Watch Is Slow' Excuse Forever

Vanity Fair | Posted 12.09.2012 | Media
Vanity Fair

Nobel week continues with today's distinction, Physics. Ooh, not AP Physics? Tough break. No, don't worry -- colleges will be probably definitely be impressed by run-of-the-mill physics, too!

Thinnest Material Bags the Thickest Prize

Santhosh Mathew, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Santhosh Mathew, PhD

When the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the Nobel prize in physics for 2010, it wasn't for something like a high- tech lab product or any uncanny theoretical construction.

Learning from the Nobel Prizes in Science

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
James M. Gentile

These awards speak volumes about the key role of immigration in American scientific leadership. As a nation, we have our work cut out for us, if we want to maintain scientific leadership.