Nobel 2016

Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017

Prof. Richard Thaler wins Nobel Prize Chicago Booth scholar honored ‘for his contributions to behavioural economics’ Photo courtesy of University of Chicago Booth School of Business University of Chicago Prof. Richard H. Thaler has been awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2017. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences honored Thaler, the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, “for his contributions to behavioural economics,” a relatively new field that bridgesRead More

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Nobel Goes To American Richard Thaler For Work In Behavioral Economics

October 9, 20175:54 AM ET SCOTT NEUMAN In this photo provided by the University of Chicago, Richard Thaler poses for a photo with his books at his home in Chicago after winning the Nobel prize in economics, on Monday. Anne Ryan/AP Updated at 7:20 a.m. ET The 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for his pioneering work in behavioral economics. The announcement from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm said the 72-year-old Thaler “has incorporated psychologically realistic assumptionsRead More

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2017年诺贝尔化学奖得主揭晓:3名科学家分享奖项

 来源: 澎湃新闻微博 三位获奖科学家 北京时间10月4日17时45分许,瑞典皇家科学院在斯德哥尔摩宣布将2017年度诺贝尔化学学奖授予瑞士洛桑大学科学家雅克·迪波什(Jacques Duboc......

Scientists awarded Nobel prize in chemistry for work to visualize biomolecules

By Judith Vonberg, CNN Updated 9:58 AM ET, Wed October 4, 2017 Members of the Nobel Committee announce the 2017 chemistry prize. (CNN)The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 has been awarded to three scientists for their pioneering work developing new methods of visualising biomolecules, such as those in the Zika virus. Jacques Dubochet of Switzerland, Joachim Frank of the US and Richard Henderson of the UK were awarded the prize for cryo-electron microsopy. The technique allows scientists to freeze biomolecules in action and “visualise processes they have never previously seen,”Read More

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MIT physicist Rainer Weiss shares Nobel Prize in physics

Members of the MIT LIGO team (from left to right): David Shoemaker, Rainer Weiss, Matthew Evans, Erotokritos Katsavounidis, Nergis Mavalvala, and Peter Fritschel. Photo: Bryce Vickmark FULL SCREEN Rainer Weiss at home early this morning, after learning that he has won the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics. Photo: M. Scott Brauer FULL SCREEN As his wife Rebecca looks on in their home, Rainer Weiss answers early morning questions from journalists assembled at the Nobel Foundation’s press conference in Stockholm, Sweden, shortly after learning that he had won the Nobel PrizeRead More

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Caltech Scientists Awarded 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

10/03/2017 The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three key players in the development and ultimate success of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO). One half of the prize was awarded jointly to Caltech’s Barry C. Barish, the Ronald and Maxine Linde Professor of Physics, Emeritus and Kip S. Thorne (BS ’62), the Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Emeritus; and the other half was awarded to MIT’s Rainer Weiss, professor of physics, emeritus. On September 14, 2015, the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded LIGO made theRead More

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Brandeis Professors Michael Rosbash and Jeffrey Hall win Nobel Prize

Rosbash and professor emeritus Hall win prize with Michael W. Young for work on circadian rhythms Photo/Mike Lovett Michael Rosbash, the Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience at Brandeis University Oct. 2, 2017 Brandeis University warmly congratulates Michael Rosbash, the Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience and professor of biology, and Jeffrey C. Hall, professor emeritus of biology, on being awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The two colleagues, who arrived at Brandeis in 1974, did their pioneering work during their time at the university. Focusing onRead More

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Listen to Bob Dylan’s Nobel Lecture

Listen to Bob Dylan’s Nobel Lecture on SoundCloud Nobel Lecture 5 June 2017 When I first received this Nobel Prize for Literature, I got to wondering exactly how my songs related to literature. I wanted to reflect on it and see where the connection was. I’m going to try to articulate that to you. And most likely it will go in a roundabout way, but I hope what I say will be worthwhile and purposeful. If I was to go back to the dawning of it all, I guess I’dRead More

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Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom Win Nobel in Economics for Work on Contracts

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom Win Nobel in Economics for Work on Contracts By BINYAMIN APPELBAUMOCT. 10, 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded SUPPOSE that you and I are interested in opening a lemonade stand together. We agree that I will bring the materials we need (cups, stand and so forth) while you will make the lemonade. I’ll do the pouring while you mind the cashbox and at the end we will split the proceeds fairly. A doubt niggles, though. I am worried you might, at the end, try toRead More

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MIT economist Bengt Holmström wins Nobel Prize

MIT economist Bengt Holmström wins Nobel Prize Holmström shares award with Oliver Hart for work on contract theory. Jean Tirole, a former MIT faculty member and long-time visiting MIT faculty member, and the 2014 Nobel laureate in economics, attended the press conference. Tirole co-authored a book with Holmström titled, “Inside and Outside Liquidity.” Photo: Bryce Vickmark FULL SCREEN MIT economist and Nobel laureate Bengt Holmström Photo: Bryce Vickmark FULL SCREEN MIT economist and Nobel laureate Bengt Holmström spoke at an Oct. 10 on-campus press conference. Photo: Bryce Vickmark FULL SCREENRead More

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三位美国大学教授获得2016年诺贝尔物理学奖

三位美国大学教授获得2016年诺贝尔物理学奖 本文为网易科学专稿,网易科学为网易科技旗下前沿科学类栏目,未经授权不得转载。 网易科技讯10月4日17点45分消息,瑞典斯德哥尔摩当地时间11时45......

Harvard and MIT professors win Nobel prize in economics

Harvard and MIT professors win Nobel prize in economics by Chris Isidore and Charles Riley   @CNNMoneyOctober 10, 2016: 10:00 AM ET Bengt Holmström, left, and Oliver Hart, right, share this year’s Nobel Prize in economics for their research on contract theory. Two professors from Harvard and MIT have been awarded the Nobel Prize in economics for contributions to contract theory — the agreements that shape business, finance and public policy. Oliver Hart, 68, a British economist teaching at Harvard, and Bengt Holmström, 67, a Finnish economist teaching at MIT,Read More

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