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Post by midoriiro » Sun Feb 04, 2018 12:41 pm

Next theme: Nobel laureates (and short description of the achievement they got the Nobel Prize for)

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Post by philgelico » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:20 pm

Svante August Arrhenius , :flag-se: Chemistry (1903)
"Electrolytic theory of dissociation"
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千里之行 始于足下, proverbe chinois
اتَّكَلْنا منه على خُصٍّ الاتحاد قوة, proverbe arabe
ספר המעשיות: כולל אגדות וסיפורים מתוך קובץ כ"י ישן, proverbe sanskrit

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Post by midoriiro » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:54 pm

Niels Bohr, :flag-dk: Physics (1922)
"foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory"

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Post by laurentina » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:56 pm

Marie Curie :flag-pl: 1867-1934
Noble Price 1903 and 1911
1903 Physics, in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel
1911 Chemistry in recognition of her services to the advancement of chemistry by the discovery of the elements radium and polonium, by the isolation of radium and the study of the nature and compounds of this remarkable element
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Post by erasmuston » Sun Feb 04, 2018 11:17 pm

Peter Debye :flag-nl:
March 24, 1884 – November 2, 1966
Nobel laureate in Chemistry 1936 "for his contributions to the study of molecular structure," primarily referring to his work on dipole moments and X-ray diffraction

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Debye

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Post by philgelico » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:25 am

Rudolf Christoph Eucken , :flag-de: , Literature , 1908.
"in recognition of his earnest search for truth, his penetrating power of thought, his wide range of vision, and the warmth and strength in presentation with which in his numerous works he has vindicated and developed an idealistic philosophy of life"
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Si tu veux voler avec les aigles, éloigne-toi des paons. (proverbe d'origine inconnue)
千里之行 始于足下, proverbe chinois
اتَّكَلْنا منه على خُصٍّ الاتحاد قوة, proverbe arabe
ספר המעשיות: כולל אגדות וסיפורים מתוך קובץ כ"י ישן, proverbe sanskrit

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Post by midoriiro » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:07 am

Niels Ryberg Finsen, Faroe Islands, Medicine and Physiology (1903) ""in recognition of his contribution to the treatment of diseases, especially lupus vulgaris, with concentrated light radiation, whereby he has opened a new avenue for medical science."

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Tezin Gyatso 14th Dalai Lama
In 1989 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for the liberation of Tibet.

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Post by midoriiro » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:19 pm

Ernest Hemingway, USA, Literature (1954)
"for his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea, and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style"
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Post by laurentina » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:59 am

Isidor Isaac Rabi, USA (born in Austria-Hungary)
won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1944 for his discovery of nuclear magnetic resonance, which is used in magnetic resonance imaging.
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Irene Joliot-Curie :flag-fr:
Frederic Joliot-Curie :flag-fr:

Chemistry (1935) "for their synthesis of new radioactive elements"

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Post by laurentina » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:35 am

Robert Koch :flag-de:
In 1905, Koch won the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his work with tuberculosis
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Post by erasmuston » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:16 pm

Konrad Lorenz :flag-at:

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He shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Nikolaas Tinbergen and Karl von Frisch. He is often regarded as one of the founders of modern ethology, the study of animal behaviour. He developed an approach that began with an earlier generation, including his teacher Oskar Heinroth.

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Post by midoriiro » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:40 pm

Robert Mundell, Canada, Economics (1999)
"for his analysis of monetary and fiscal policy under different exchange rate regimes and his analysis of optimum currency areas". Mundell is known as the "father" of the Euro, as he laid the groundwork for its introduction through this work and helped to start the movement known as supply-side economics.

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Post by laurentina » Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:59 am

Giulio Natta :flag-it:
He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963 with Karl Ziegler for their research in high polymers.
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