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May 25 - Let's Work

Today’s factismal: Marie Curie was awarded her PhD 113 years ago today; she would win her first Nobel prize within the year.

To many scientists, the happiest day of their lives is the day when they finally receive their PhD. 556 more words


Book review: Villa Triste - I love France 190

Villa Triste

Author: Patrick Modiano
Translator: John Cullen
Publisher: Other Press
US Release date: May 31, 2016
Villa Triste
was first released in French in 1975! 1,074 more words


You Don't Need to Be a Nobel Prize Winner to Get a Nobel Prize

Theoretical physicist Dr. Kenneth Wilson was awarded a Nobel medal in 1982 for his work in condensed physics. On May 26 it will be awarded to the highest bidder. 176 more words


Salt Water DNA

“And brought out Israel from among them: for his mercy endureth for ever:

With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.” 50 more words


The 2015 ‪Nobel Prize‬ in Physics PR

The 2015 #NobelPrize in Physics is awarded to Takaaki Kajita @ The University of Tokyo and Arthur B. McDonald @Queen’s University “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass” 396 more words


Radish, by Mo Yan, translated by Howard Goldblatt

I am not often flummoxed by a book, but Nobel Prize winner Mo Yan’s Radish tested my ability to interpret a writer’s purpose.   It seems to be an allegory for China’s… 1,538 more words


Nebula Winner is Not Sci Fi. Still, Congratulations to 'Uprooted'

Nebula awards were announced. The winning novel is a fantasy ‘Uprooted’ by Naomi Novik. Help me recognize science fiction  novels published in 2015. This is an open call for guest posts!
#JalapenoFictionAward #JalapenoFiction #Nebula #Hugo #HugoAward

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