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King’s Ridge Christian School (KRCS) senior Grace Cagle has been selected to participate as a guest at the 2013 Nobel Prize Awards in Stockholm, Sweden as part of a student delegation with the
The Nobel prize for chemistry was awarded to an Israeli scientist whose work was once ridiculed for being out of line with received thinking.
The Norwegian politician behind the Nobel Peace Prize nominations said Wednesday that Wikileaks has been nominated for the 2011 award.
Chemists and economists are recognized for their global scientific contributions.
WASHINGTON, December 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 9, Mupotoon LLC presented in Oslo their latest comical animated film Barack Obama Superstar: The Nobel Prize Story.
NSF funding in basic research yields great payoffs in scientific contributions worldwide.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA star Doug Christie and his wife, author and designer, Jackie, send their congratulations to President Barack Obama for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, only the fourth U.S. president ever to receive this high honor.
President Barack Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in an astonishing verdict.
Dynamite, invented by Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel in 1867, is an explosive that harnesses the potential of nitroglycerin to explode. Normally it is sold in an 8 inch long stick and weighs about .6 pounds although other sizes do exist. TNT is usually the standard by which explosive power is gauged; however, dynamite actually has more than 60% greater energy density than TNT. Nitroglycerin dissolved in nitrocellulose and a small amount of ketone can form another type of dynamite. This type...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.