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100 Years of Nobel Prizes

Baruch Aba Shalev

ISBN 10: 8126902787 / ISBN 13: 9788126902781
Published by Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd., 2003
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1 Years of Nobel Prizes provides a detailed statistical analysis of what is required to win a Nobel, why it sometimes takes a long time to collect the Award, and what the prizes have meant to human progress. After the Nobel Prizes are announced each October, do you ever wonder: â ˘ How many scientists have won two Nobels during their career? â ˘ Could Nobels run in families? â ˘ Does luck ever play a role in a Nobel Award? â ˘ Have any undeserving achievements ever been recognized? â ˘ Have some deserving individuals been passed over? â ˘ What do U.S. Presidentâ s Roosevelt and Wilson have in common? â ˘ How many women have won the Nobel Prize in Economics? â ˘ Have Alfred Nobelâ s purposes in establishing the awards been met? â ˘ Do some universities have an inside track on winning Nobels? â ˘ Has immigration played a role in awarding the Nobel prize? â ˘ Why have nearly 3% of the Nobel prizes gone to a group representing only about .2% of the worldâ s population? Learn the fascinating answers to these and other questions discovered by Baruch A. Shalev, an Israeli geneticist, who began wondering whether one of the principle findings of a lifetime of animal research might also apply to human beings. After his retirement, he selected Nobel prize-winners as a population universe to study. This book is the result of his investigations. Contents : Introduction; Statistical Analysis; Number of Nobel Prize Winners by Category and Gender; Nationality of Nobel Prize Winners; Nationality of Nobel Prize Winnersâ "Population and Index; Table of Total Number of Nobel Prize Winnersâ "By Nationality; Nationality of Nobel Prize Winnersâ "Major Democratic Countries; Distribution of Nobel Prizesâ "By Country, Categories and Years Leading Institutions Where Nobel Prize Winners were Educated; Universities/Institutes Whose Researchers Have Received Nobel Prizes; Age at Publication and the Interval to Winning the Nobel Prize; Age of Nobel Prize Winners; Women As Winners of the Nobel Prize During the First 1 Years; Collaboration and Simultaneous Work Leading to Nobel Prizes; Other Awards Earned by Nobel Prize Winners Between 191 and 2; Academic Degrees of Nobel Prize Winners Between 19 and 2; Religion of Nobel Prize Winners; Birth Dates of Laureates by Seasons and Astrological Signs; Commentary; Luck, Genius, and Environment; Major Innovations of Nobel Prize Laureates Between 191 and 2; Nobel Prizes Within Families; Winners of More than One Nobel Prizeâ "or Rejecting It; Brain Migration; Marriages, Divorces, and Childless Instances of Laureates; Nobel Laureates Imprisoned or Killed; Have the Goals of Alfred Nobel Been Fulfilled in the Past 1 Years?; Summary and Conclusions; Appendix; List of Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry; List of Nobel Prize Winners in Physiology or Medicine; List of Nobel Prize Winners in Physics; List of Nobel Prize Winners in Economics; List of Nobel Prize Winners in Literature; List of Nobel Prize Winners in Peace; Selected Bibliography; Nobel Prize Winners of 21 and 22; Index Printed Pages: 152. Bookseller Inventory # 69038

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Title: 100 Years of Nobel Prizes

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd.

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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