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Ричард Стоун | Нобелевская премия по экономике  1984 1984 Ярослав Сейферт Нильс Йерне Георг Кёлер Сезар Мильштейн Десмонд Туту Роберт Меррифилд Карло Руббиа Симон Ван дер Мер Ричард Стоун

Далай-лама и Десмонд Туту беседовали лицом к лицу, пусть их и разделяли тысячи миль. Это было главным событием 8 октября 2011 года.

2000 - Jack S. Kilby - Born Jefferson City, MO, USA - Affiliation: Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX, USA - "for his part in the invention of the integrated circuit" - Field: electronics technology. Source


Steven Weinberg 1979 Born: 3 May 1933, New York, NY, USA Affiliation at the time of the award: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA Prize motivation: "for their contributions to the theory of the unified weak and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles, including, inter alia, the prediction of the weak neutral current" Field: Particle physics


Nobel Prize 2010 Mario Vargas Llosa : Without fictions we would be less aware of the importance of freedom for life to be livable, the hell it turns into when it is trampled underfoot by a tyrant, an ideology, or a religion. Good literature erects bridges between different peoples, and by having us enjoy, suffer, or feel surprise, unites us beneath the languages, beliefs, habits, customs, and prejudices that separate us.


this is an outstanding essay on the distinction between type I and II risks and this financial crisis. here it is from project syndicate:

Jim Wallis...a prophetic voice. (In the "truth telling" definition of the word not the "you will meet a mysterious stranger" sense).

Исидор Раби | Нобелевская премия по физике  1944 1944 Йоханнес Вильгельм Йенсен Джозеф Эрлангер Герберт Гассер Международный комитет Красного Креста Отто Ган Исидор Раби