Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicNobel Prize

Topic: Nobel Prize

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'.

Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Swedish Academy said the award is in recognition of his 'uncompromising and compassionate' penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf.

Benjamin List, David MacMillan win 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The two scientists were cited for their work in developing a new way for building molecules, known as asymmetric organocatalysis, the prestigious Nobel Committee said.

Understanding human footprint on climate: Research for which 3 scientists got Physics Nobel

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 was awarded jointly to three scientists — the duo of Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann, and Giorgio Parisi — for their work on the physics of complex systems including climate modelling

US scientists David Julius, Ardem Patapoutian win 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine

The winners, announced Monday by the Nobel Committee, were cited for their discovery of receptors for temperature and touch. It's the first Nobel Prize to be awarded this year.

For some in Pakistan, Malala is actually Jane from Hungary. Just like Trump is a Pakistani

From Malala Yousafzai to Abdus Salam, there is special hate in store for Nobel Prize winners in Pakistan.

Nobel laureate who found HIV now backs homoeopathy, anti-vaxxers & calls Covid a lab accident

French virologist Luc Montagnier went viral on WhatsApp for apparently saying ‘people who take any Covid vaccine won’t survive’. That’s fake, but he has made many such claims.

Nobel laureate Paul Crutzen, who warned of ozone hole, dies at 87

Crutzen discovered in 1970 that nitrogen pollution was capable of destroying ozone in the atmosphere, a critical layer of that protects living things from the sun’s UV radiation.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach was speaking at Manohar Parrikar Institute of Defence Studies, having come to India with warship Bayern, which made a port call Friday in Mumbai.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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