Physicist Peter Mansfield, who won the Nobel Prize for helping to invent MRI scanners, has died at the age of 83. The University of Nottingham released a statement from Mansfield's family today confirming his death a day earlier. The London-born Mansfield ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
HERBERT BROWN, A winner of the Nobel Prize and one of the 20th-century giants in Chemistry, taught Professor CNR Rao while he was a doctoral student at Purdue University. Brown once said a grain of pollen becomes a tree and a tree spreads into a forest, and a ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
Only 15 people of Indian origin have won the coveted prize.Hoping to correct this situation, reports Pallav Bagla, India has embarked on the most intense dialogue with the Nobel Foundation till date. IMAGE: Visitors at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com The Nobel Prize is one of the most coveted awards of the world and India's strike rate is abysmally low -- just four Indian citizens have won the award out of the 870 individual winners since 1901. India ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Scientists should be more responsible in spending the taxpayer's money as resources are limited in India, Nobel laureate physicist Serge Haroche has advised the Indian research community. "Since they receive taxpayers money, the scientists can't live in an ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago Nobel Laureates advice to Modi govt: Encourage startups, encourage innovations catchnews.com, 2 months ago 9 Nobel Laureates to interact with students, experts, as part of Vibrant Gujarat Summit catchnews.com, 2 months ago
India should plan its strategies on the assumption that the rightward swing will stay and the West will retreat into an economic fortress, says Nitin Desai. One month of the Donald Trump presidency has confirmed the fears that were expressed after his surprise victory. His acts are as extreme as his views and have been restrained only by the checks and balances in the US political system. In Europe too, the far-right may well be legitimised in the forthcoming elections in the Netherlands ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
MAN IS A RATIONAL animal. At least that is what we all learnt in school. It sets us apart from the rest of the animal kingdom. How wrong that was. We did unlearn, over time, from Descartes to Nietzsche and from Marx to John Rawls. But the duo that demolished ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
Opinions differ on the definition of well-being. Yet there's a growing consensus that it cannot be reduced to material consumption and that other aspects of life, such as health and good social relations, are essential to being well. Increasing well-being is ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
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