Nobel Laureates to attend Nobel Prize Series in Gujarat in January 2017

The Nobel Prize Series has launched a long-term India programme to stimulate students’ creative thinking and engagement in science. A memorandum of understanding was signed on September 5 by Nobel Media and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) for hosting the Nobel Prize Series in India for five years. The first will be held in January … Continue reading Nobel Laureates to attend Nobel Prize Series in Gujarat in January 2017

A science enigma in Israel

Israel may be a small country, but it has produced ten Nobel Laureates, of which four are for Chemistry. Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman won the Nobel Prize last year for chemistry for his discovery of quasicrystals. Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, where Prof. Shechtman works, is the first and smallest university in the … Continue reading A science enigma in Israel

A thin line separates science and religion: Dan Shechtman

Unlike religion, science is not dogmatic and is open to revision. “But in the frontiers of science there is not much of a difference between science and religion,” Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman told The Hindu . Prof. Shechtman is from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. “People have their beliefs and they … Continue reading A thin line separates science and religion: Dan Shechtman

Scientists should not be crucified for mistakes: Nobel laureate

  “We expected to get the same reception like the neutrino [OPERA] team [if our results were wrong],” said Nobel laureate Brian P. Schmidt while interacting with the media on Monday, the second day of the weeklong 62nd Nobel laureates meeting here. He was referring to his team’s findings on the expansion of the universe … Continue reading Scientists should not be crucified for mistakes: Nobel laureate

‘Science and technology can find sustainable solutions for many challenges’

The 27 Nobel Laureates walked in a line into the famous Inselhalle hall at Lindau, Germany to a standing ovation from about 592 young researchers from 69 countries. The 62nd Nobel Laureates Meeting from July 1 to July 7, dedicated to physics, was then opened on Sunday by Countess Bettina Bernadotte, the President of the … Continue reading ‘Science and technology can find sustainable solutions for many challenges’