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With the last of the 2011 Nobel Laureates announced yesterday, it is noteworthy that five of these recipients have conducted research supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF)--Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt and Adam G. Riess received the Nobel Prize in Physics; and Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims received the Nobel Prize in Economics.
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 path of success for Nobel Prize laureates in the sciences isnâ€™t a straight shot from obscurity to never-ending scientific superstardom, a new study reveals.
STOCKHOLM, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a global initiative between Nobel Media AB, the media company of the Nobel Foundation and AstraZeneca the pharmaceutical company, staff and students at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine will have the rare opportunity to meet and learn from a Nobel Prize awarded scientist, Dr Michael Brown, on May 12, 2011. Awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Dr Brown will give a lecture at his alma mater, entitled...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).