Nobel Prizes - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Nobel Prizes Nobel laureate Toni Morrison honored with literary award CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Nobel literature laureate Toni Morrison is collecting another prestigious prize. The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist is scheduled to be presented with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Emerson-Thoreau Medal. The prize was established in 1958 and is awarded to individuals to recognize a lifetime of litera... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 04:30:00 GMT 2017-04-06T04:30:00Z Bob Dylan archives open in Oklahoma; public center planned TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Part of music icon Bob Dylan's once-secret 6,000-piece archive, including thousands of hours of studio sessions, film reels and caches of unpublished lyrics, has opened in Oklahoma, curators announced this week. More than 1,000 pieces spanning Dylan's six-decade career are available to scholars at the Gilcrease Museum's Helmerich Cente... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:17:00 GMT 2017-03-29T23:17:00Z George A. Olah, who won Nobel Prize in chemistry, dies at 89 LOS ANGELES (AP) — George A. Olah, whose work won a Nobel Prize in chemistry and paved the way for more effective oil refining and ways of producing less polluting forms of gasoline, has died at age 89. Olah died Wednesday at his Beverly Hills home, according to the University of Southern California's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, of which he was ... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 01:17:00 GMT 2017-03-10T01:17:00Z Nobel-winning economist Kenneth J. Arrow dies at 95 PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Kenneth J. Arrow, the youngest-ever winner of a Nobel prize for economics, whose theories on risk, innovation and the basic mathematics of markets have influenced thinking on everything from voting to health insurance to high finance, has died. He was 95. Arrow died Tuesday at his home in Palo Alto, in the San Francisco Bay Area, ... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:51:00 GMT 2017-02-23T01:51:00Z Mexican disarmament expert's Nobel medal heads to auction NEW YORK (AP) — A Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded in 1982 to a Mexican diplomat and nuclear disarmament expert will be auctioned in April. Christie's in New York made the announcement on Tuesday, the 50th anniversary of the signing of a treaty that created a nuclear-free zone in Latin America and the Caribbean. The driving force behind ... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:47:00 GMT 2017-02-14T10:47:00Z China, Norway to resume talks on free trade as ties warm BEIJING (AP) — Beijing and Norway will resume talks on a free-trade deal, China said Tuesday, as part of normalizing ties six years after Beijing froze out the Scandinavian country over the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to an imprisoned Chinese dissident. The two sides agreed to restart negotiations after Norway "made important and explicit statements... Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:21:00 GMT 2016-12-20T10:21:00Z Colombia's Santos accepts Nobel, urges shift in drug war STOCKHOLM (AP) — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday, saying it helped his country achieve the "impossible dream" of ending a half-century-long civil war. A smiling Santos received his Nobel diploma and gold medal at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway, for his efforts to end a conflict that has killed 220,000 people a... Sat, 10 Dec 2016 22:52:00 GMT 2016-12-10T22:52:00Z Hibbing struggles with how it should honor Bob Dylan HIBBING, Minn. (AP) — The city of Hibbing has long struggled with how it should honor its most famous son, Bob Dylan. There is a street sign, a small exhibit in the public library, but little more. As Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize in literature Saturday — proclaimed Bob Dylan Day in the state — some residents think that should change. ... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 23:47:00 GMT 2016-12-09T23:47:00Z Nobel economics winner Hart worried about Trump's econ plans STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nobel economics prize laureate Oliver Hart says he's not impressed by President-elect Donald Trump's plans for the U.S. economy. Hart, a Harvard professor, told reporters in Stockholm on Wednesday that he doesn't yet see "a coherent set of policies" from Trump, but said he's worried about Trump's campaign promises of "tearing up trade agreements, imposing ta... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:17:00 GMT 2016-12-07T16:17:00Z