A trio of relatively young astronomers won the prestigious Nobel Prize for Physics today, not for solving a problem, but for making an observation: our universe is expanding faster now than it did in the past.
Chinese author Mo Yan is the winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Has Dr. Rita Levi Montalcini unlocked the secret of eternal life? The oldest living and the longest-lived Nobel laureate in history, Montalcini celebrates today her 103th birthday.
Cash awards dwarf all other scientific award monies, notably that given to Nobel Prize winners.
Other finalists had included Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani activist, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and physicist Fabiola Gianotti.
Rita Levi Montalcini, the oldest living and the longest-lived Nobel laureate in history, worked on her research until her last day.
Construction recently began on the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution. (Image: MLK at a press conference. Photo taken by Marion Trikosko in 1964. Credit: Library of Congress) If all goes as planned, the memorial--slated for placement at the Natio...
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