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Nobel Laureate

Doris Lessing's Post-Mortems: Depositing Memories of the War to End All War

Joseph Cooper | Posted 08.04.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

With patience amid disappointment, combined with respectful effort, the reader can come away with an appreciation for what a daughter had to witness, hear, and endure.

Orhan Pamuk: A Museum For The Person, Not For Power

The World Post | Nathan Gardels & Katherine Keating | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

Orhan Pamuk, the Turkish novelist, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006. This interview by Nathan Gardels was adapted for The WorldPost from the...

When Will The Muslim World Honor Its First Muslim Scientist Nobel Laureate?

Qasim Rashid | Posted 03.30.2014 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

On January 29th, the world celebrates Pakistani scientist Dr. Abdus Salam's 88th birthday. Sadly, much of the Muslim world, with Pakistan leading the way, will once again ignore him. Dr. Salam was the world's first Muslim scientist Nobel Laureate.

Pizza With an Icon -- Don't Miss

Mary Wald | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment
Mary Wald

The days are gone where a few people make the decision on what airs on a handful of television stations. The Internet has equalized media production. Today you can make it happen with passion of purpose, networks, and a touch of magic. S

Double Nobel Winner Dead At 95

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

LONDON (AP) — British biochemist Frederick Sanger, who twice won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, has died. He was 95. The Wellcome Trust Sanger Insti...

Forecasting the Nobels: Predicting the Science Winners of the World's Most Prestigious Prize

Christopher King | Posted 11.25.2013 | Science
Christopher King

In two weeks, the Nobel Prizes will be announced from Stockholm, conferring science's highest accolade on a very few chosen researchers. In celebration, Thomson Reuters has released its annual list of Citation Laureates.

Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Dies At 102

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business

CHICAGO -- Nobel Prize winner Ronald Coase, a pioneer in applying economic theory to the law, has died at age 102. The former University of Chicago pr...

Egypt: From One Nobel Laureate to Another

José Ramos-Horta | Posted 10.04.2013 | World
José Ramos-Horta

If the position of Nobel Peace Prize laureate adds authority and force to one's words, it is better used to encourage calm, dialogue and peaceful resolution than to further polarize.

How Naguib Mahfouz's Fiction Illuminates the Egyptian Revolution

Shaj Mathew | Posted 09.15.2013 | Books
Shaj Mathew

In this 1967 novel, Mahfouz's characters grapple with the aftermath of a different revolution: the political and economic idealism of Gamal Abdel Nasser's policy of "Arab Socialism."

The Tick Tock of the Doomsday Clock

Joe Cirincione | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

The minute hand of the Doomsday Clock will stay at five minutes to midnight for the year 2013, say the scientists and experts at The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists who maintain one of the world's most famous time pieces.

Yes, We Can... And We Should!

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Tarun Sakhrani

To me, Obama's address to the UN General Assembly was one of his better speeches, ranking alongside his momentous and historic address at the University of Cairo, in the early months of his presidency.

Cara Santa Maria

He Looked Back In Time, And Won A Nobel

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 08.31.2012 | Science

Imagine looking back in time--no, not flipping through old high school yearbooks--but really, studying the history of our universe as it was 13.7 bill...

Has The Energy Department Gone Completely Off The Rails?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

During the course of the Obama Administration under Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the Department of Energy has almost totally abdicated its responsibility to the day-today consumers of energy. But the latest news of its flubs goes even beyond that.

National Medal Awards at the White House

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Every visit to the White House is special, but there is something very exciting about witnessing this event. Perhaps it is because I am a painter and I understand the years of work that went into what they have achieved and I can rejoice with them in their successes.

Nobel Prize Winner Dies

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 04.21.2012 | World

ROME (AP) — Renato Dulbecco, who shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in medicine for his seminal research on the interaction between tumors and cells, has d...

Global Events Celebrate Success Of Women Nobel Prize Laureates

The Daily Beast | Posted 12.12.2011 | Women

This Nobel Peace Prize weekend, Oslo's Grand Hotel is filled to the gills with international guests, including an especially robust crowd from Liberia...

European Union Or Arab Spring For Nobel Peace Prize?

AP | By BJOERN H. AMLAND and KARL RITTER | Posted 12.06.2011 | World

By BJOERN H. AMLAND and KARL RITTER, Associated Press OSLO, Norway -- Arab Spring or European Union? Speculation ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize ann...

STEM Degrees Provide Value Even in Non-STEM Careers

Elizabeth Marincola | Posted 09.21.2011 | Education
Elizabeth Marincola

Why are so many young people intimidated by science? A recent study reports that those who pursue a science career both enjoy lower rates of joblessness and earn 26 percent more than their non-STEM counterparts.

St. Lucia -- The Shangri-la Caribbean Island

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.19.2011 | Travel
Dwight Brown

St. Lucia is an earthly, verdant, mountainous paradise perfect for exploration and vacations.

Peace Laureates Take On The War On Women

Marianne Schnall | Posted 08.14.2011 | Impact
Marianne Schnall

Certain topics have always been hard to talk about--rape and sexual abuse ranking high up on that list. And yet we must speak up more because of the many women affected.

President Obama Gets It Wrong On the Price of Oil and the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

We need our president to act on behalf of all Americans to counter and bring to heel the massive influence, lobbying power and money of the oiligopoly. The president does not seem to understand what is happening at the gas pump.

Nobel Laureate Fights To Keep Job At His Microfinance Bank

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus filed an appeal Wednesday with Bangladesh's highest court in a final attempt to keep his job at th...

What Makes Best Friends So Powerful?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

What is it about certain best friendships that connects us with the essential, enabling communication to traverse time and space?

Nobel Prize Snubs In Literature

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Since 1901, the Nobel Committee has honored outstanding individuals in the fields of science, peace and literature with a medal, personal diploma, cas...

Obama To Host Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate, For Lunch

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and fellow Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel discussed the need for a renewed Middle East peace process Tuesday dur...