Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicNobel Prize

Topic: Nobel Prize

Nobel prize for economics goes to Bernanke, Diamond, Dybvig for research on financial crises

Former Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, along with Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig, join luminaries such as Paul Krugman and Milton Friedman, previous winners of the prize.

Nobel Peace Prize 2022 goes to rights advocate from Belarus, Russian & Ukrainian rights groups

Russian human rights organisation Memorial and Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties have been awarded the prize.

French author Annie Ernaux awarded 2022 Nobel Prize in literature

Ernaux, 82, won the prize 'for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements and collective restraints of personal memory', the award-giving body said.

Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal & Barry Sharpless win Nobel prize in chemistry

The three scientists were awarded for discovering reactions that let molecular building blocks snap together to efficiently create new desired compounds.

2022 Physics Nobel winners worked on quantum entanglement, field that ‘spooked’ Einstein

The trio conducted experiments in quantum entanglement, with the award-giving body stating they have enabled fundamental research and potentially cleared the way for new technology.

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to scientists Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser & Anton Zeilinger

Scientists have been awarded for their "experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science" said the award-giving body.

Swedish geneticist Svante Paabo, explorer of ancient DNA, wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

Paabo is credited with transforming study of human origins. His key achievements include sequencing an entire Neanderthal genome to reveal link between extinct people & modern humans.

Nobel Peace laureates open Indian journalists’ eyes, and a ‘national honour’ for Babasaheb

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Why climate modellers deserved the physics Nobel – they’ve been proved right again and again

This year’s Nobel prize in physics has been split between Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi. Two of them are climate modellers.

Journalists Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Philipino journalist Maria Ressa and Russian scribe Dmitry Muratov were given the prestigious award for 'their fight for freedom of expression'.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge | ANI file photo

Congress is becoming Nokia, Kodak of Gujarat politics. Outdated KHAM lens will wipe it out

After winning the biggest electoral victory in 1995 Gujarat elections, Congress lost seven consecutive elections in the state. It cannot remind voters about its rule anymore.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.