Bob Dylan Wins Noble Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan Wins Noble Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan, 75, won the Nobel Prize in literature. on Oct. 13, 2016, for his work as a poet laureate of the rock era. His work has influenced generations of songwriters and has been critiqued by his fans, critics, and academics as reported by The New York Times. This is the first time the honor has […]

Nobel Prize Winners Inspired by Human Suffering

Nobel Prize Winners Inspired by Human Suffering

The Nobel laureates for the year 2015 were announced during the week ending Oct. 9, 2015. True to the testamentary intention of Alfred Nobel, this year’s winners, like many before them, have been adjudged to have “conferred the greatest benefit to mankind.” The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, a coalition of civil society groups, was awarded […]

Winning a Nobel Prize at Auction

Winning a Nobel Prize at Auction

James Watson, an American scientist, will be auctioning his Nobel Prize medal in December. He won the award with two other scientists who together discovered DNA, one of the most momentous discoveries in biology ever to be made. He is not the first person to put such an item up for auction. His co-discoverer Francis […]