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The Chemistry Nobel Prize 2013 - For what work (research) was the prize awarded. Chemistry is one of category of Nobel Prize given to chemists who have dedicated in chemistry science. For a chemist, Nobel Prize is one of most prestigious award. Nobel Prize for chemistry 2013 has been decided, chemistry prize goes to three theoretical chemists who have developed a multiscale computer model to predict complex chemical reaction. For some people, maybe it the Chemistry Nobel Prize 2013 decision was a surprise. The Prize did not go to chemist who had developed new formula of chemistry but the prize went to a group of chemists who had developed a computer program about chemistry....   [tags: Science, Chemistry, Nobel Prize]
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The Chemistry Nobel Prize 2013 - The Chemistry Nobel Prize 2013 Chemistry is one of category of Nobel Prize given to chemists who have dedicated in chemistry science. For a chemist, Nobel Prize is one of most prestigious award. Nobel Prize for chemistry 2013 has been decided, chemistry prize goes to three theoretical chemists who have developed a multiscale computer model to predict complex chemical reaction. The three chemists are Michael Levitt from Stanford University, Martin Karplus, Strasbourg University, Harvard University, and Cambridge University, and Arieh Warshe from University of Southern California....   [tags: Chemistry Nobel Prize]
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Alfred Nobel - Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has honored men and women worldwide for his or her achievements whose work had been of the greatest benefit to mankind. It is a little known fact that the man who created the Nobel Peace Prize was the inventor of dynamite. Nobel’s dynamite was an extraordinary invention, with this invention we are now able to build roads, ports, bridges, mines, tunnels, and for the use of war. Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm in the year 1833. When Nobel was five years old, his father Immanuel Nobel moved their family to St....   [tags: Biography Nobel Prize] 1209 words
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The Life and Accomplishments of Alfred Nobel - Alfred Nobel, born in 1833, was the inventor of dynamite. He was much more than an inventor, was fluent in several languages, enjoyed poetry and was considered to have radical ideas during his time. He left a lasting legacy by establishing the famous peace prize which is named in his honour. Nobel’s father was an engineer and inventor. He built bridges and in relation to this, he experimented with ways to blast rock. In the year Alfred was born, his father went bankrupt because several barges of building materials went missing....   [tags: biography]
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Rosalind Franklin and the Nobel Prize - ... The other nominations are not made public, but concealed for a period of 50 years (NobelPrize.org). Franklin should be awarded the prize because her work is both philosophical and instrumental. Although it is hard to determine to what lengths Franklin contributed philosophically to Watson’s double helix discovery, it is apparent that she contributed immensely in the sense of instrumental work. With out Franklin, Watson would not have the X-ray pictures that support the helical DNA structure that he is so known for....   [tags: discovery of the double helix] 558 words
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Wilhelm Rontgen and the Nobel Prize - ... In 1869 he graduated at the University of Zurich, was appointed assistant to Kundt and went with him to Wurzburg in the same year, and three years later to Strasbourg. He died in the year of 1923. Wilhelm was the first ever to win a nobel prize in Physics, and the person who discovered X-Rays which were originally called Roentgen Rays. He made this discovery by doing tests with a cathode ray tube in his lab. He emptied the tube of all its air and then filled it with a special gas. Then he passed high volts of electricity through the tube similar to our modern day incandescent light bulbs....   [tags: cathode, ray, tube, engineering] 574 words
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Nobel Nomination of David Graeber - Graeber has been one of the most prominent anthropologists within the last 5 years. His impact as an Anthropologist has, in many aspects, rejuvenated some part of the field at large and given direction to anthropologist of the twenty first century. Currently, many anthropologists consider the field at several crossroads. First, on defining what and how anthropology will move into the twenty first century, be it a social study lacking the fundamental scientific method or if it will embrace the scientific method and lose its social aspects....   [tags: Anthropology ]
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Nobel Prize Winner Marie Curie - ... Maria was born on Warsaw. For her to study she had to go to Paris to study physics and mathematics. Her and her husband were investigating radioactivity. Maria graduated first from high school at the age of 15. She was the first woman/ person to win 2 nobel prizes. The Curie’s were investigating radioactivity and working on the work of German physics and on the French physics. Perrie was knocked down and killed by a carriage in 1906. Then after his death Marie Curie had took over his teaching post....   [tags: Biography]
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Nobel Prize for Cell Signaling Pathways - ... There are two processes that are involved in the bulk transport of large molecules. After these large particles are packaged in vesicles, if the molecules are to be secreted from the cell, the transport vesicles fuse with the plasma membrane in a process called exocytosis. James Rothman discovered that “this process is done very precisely as specific protein complexes on the transport vesicles and specific proteins on the plasma membrane bind together to cause this fusion” (1)...   [tags: cell, regulation, genomic, organisms] 1259 words
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The Nobel Prize by Ed John Merriman and Jay Winter - This 2006 article by Ed John Merriman and Jay Winter, titled “The Nobel Prize,” is about the history and importance of the Nobel Prize, and how it works. To understand the history of the Nobel Prize, we must start with the death of the Alfred Nobel. Alfred Nobel was known for his work with chemicals and explosives, and was actually the inventor of dynamite. Upon providing dynamite to the world, solely for the use of mining, he found his creation misused for violence, a new war tool that was used to kill thousands of people....   [tags: article analysis] 652 words
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The Nobel Prize and The Bluest Eye - The Nobel Prize and The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison's Nobel prize acceptance speech has many interesting parallels between that and her novel The Bluest Eye. The speech opens up new ideas and interesting correlations between the address and the story. In this paper, I will document how parts of Morrison's speech uses situations in The Bluest Eye. The first being that of the story about the blind woman and the bird. Morrison says, "Her answer can be taken to mean: if it is dead, you have either found it that way or you have killed it....   [tags: Bluest Eye Essays] 444 words
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Author of A Rose for Emily, William Faulkner's Nobel Prize - ... “Try to be better than yourself. An artist is a creature driven by demons. He doesn't know why they choose him and he's usually too busy to wonder why. He is completely amoral in that he will rob, borrow, beg, or steal from anybody and everybody to get the work done.” (Faulkner/Stein) When he talks he uses a lot of emotion and that shows his style of writing. William Faulkner gave a Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech and in it he wrote about A Rose for Emily he gives himself challenges when he writes and one of the challenges is pity and sacrifice which has been the glory of the past....   [tags: courage, speech, compassion]
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1983 Nobel Prize Winner Paul Berg - Biochemistry of Nucleic Acids and Recombinant Introduction The following essay will outline the 1983 Nobel Prize winner Paul Berg, for his studies of the biochemistry of nucleic acids and recombinant-DNA. The reason why I chose Paul Berg as my Nobel Laureate was because his findings won him the Nobel Prize in the field of Biochemistry. Since he won the prize for Biochemistry, his findings will cover both Biology and Chemistry, which will help me in two of my NCUK courses. In the essay, a discussion consisting of Berg’s biography, research, and the science behind his winning will be covered....   [tags: biochemistry, nucleic acids, DNA]
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Nobel Prize Laureates in the Field of Medicine and Physiology - Every year, a prestigious prize is given to people who provide a reason for change, a new invention or a new discovery. The Nobel Prize Laureates in 2013 in the field of physiology, and medicine was given to three individuals. The Laureates were James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof. The three investigators revealed that there is the machinery that controls how cells transport major molecules in a cargo system which ends up delivering them to the right place at the right time in the body....   [tags: James Rothman, Randy Schekman, Sudhof]
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Nobel Prize Ahmed Zewail - Ahmed Zewail Nobel Prize Winner 709 Words A boy who was named Ahmed Zewail was born February 26, 1946 in Damanhur, the "City of Horus", only 60 km from Alexandria. He lived a good childhood in the City of Disuq, which is the home of the famous mosque, Sidi Ibrahim. He was the only son in a family of three sisters and two loving parents. His father was liked and respected by the community because he was helpful, cheerful and very much enjoyed his life. He worked for the government and also had his own business....   [tags: essays research papers] 708 words
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Alfred Nobel - Alfred Nobel Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm, Sweden on October 21, 1833.(Encarta) His father Immanuel Nobel was an engineer and inventor who built bridges and buildings in Stockholm. In connection with his construction work Immanuel Nobel also experimented with different techniques of blasting rock. Alfred's mother, Andrietta Ahlsell came from a wealthy family. Due to misfortunes in the construction work caused by the loss of some barges of building material, Immanuel Nobel was forced into bankruptcy the same year Alfred Nobel was born....   [tags: essays research papers] 1520 words
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Alfred Nobel - Alfred Nobel Born in Stockholm in 1833 of Swedish parents, Alfred Nobel moved with his family to St. Petersburg, then the capital of Russia, at the age of nine. There his energetic and inventive father soon acquired a strong and respected position as an inventor and industrialist. Nobel subsequently lived in several countries and ultimately came to regard himself as a citizen of the world. Even so, he never gave up his Swedish citizenship. By virtue of the education he received in many countries, Nobel read, spoke and wrote fluently in five European languages: Swedish, Russian, English, French and German....   [tags: essays research papers] 1822 words
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Alfred Nobel - The inventor of dynamite was a very important roll to take part in. The ultimate inventor of it was a mane named Alfred Nobel. Before dynamite, miners had to use nitrogen to blow holes in rock and other things. However it is too volatile and can explode incredibly easily. Alfred changed all this.   Alfred Nobel was born on October 21st 1833 in Stockholm. He studied their until1842 when his family moved to St. Petersburg in Russia. Since his father was an influential inventor and industrialist the family moved from country to country....   [tags: essays research papers] 479 words
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Alfred Nobel: The Man behind the Prize. - Alfred Nobel: The Man behind the Prize. Alfred Nobel is known for starting the Nobel Prize. This prize is given every year to some of the greatest minds in the world who through their work, help to better society. In opposition to the improvement of society, is the fact that Nobel’s other known inventions brought much death and destruction to the world (Frost). This combination of inventions helps to pose the question who was Alfred Nobel, and why did Nobel create this prize to help the world. In this paper I will find out who was the man behind the inventions that brought so much death and destruction to the world....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Nobel Prize and its First Laureates - The Nobel Prize and its First Laureates Alfred Nobel was a Swedish industrialist, and inventor. In 1866 he invented dynamite, which made him very wealthy, but he left all of his money to establish a fund for the Nobel Prize. The Nobel Prize is awarded annually for achievements during the previous year, in the categories of physics, chemistry, medicine, or physiology, literature, and the promotion of peace. Each winner receives a set amount of prize money, a medal, and a certificate....   [tags: Free Essays] 392 words
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Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez a Champion for Latin American Solitude - The works of the late 1982 Columbian literary Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garica Marquez reflect not only the sentiments of postcolonial Columbians, but also the surreal realities lived by Latin Americans in the New World. This surreal reality is what Marquez has become synonymous with — magic realism. The literary genre, magic realism, can be found in Marquez’s books and short stories such as 100 Years of Solitude and “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”. Literary critics and audience alike have marveled at how Marquez masterfully connected the ethereal and the mundane with such precision in diction and syntax that the narratives seem more than commonplace but actually feasible and tangible....   [tags: surreal realities, latin community]
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Optimism in Fahrenheit 451, Invictus, Freedom to Breathe, and The Nobel Acceptance - There’s optimism in all literature known to man if not optimism then it would be pessimism. They are the basis of any literature work. It’s found in many books and poems today. In the novel Fahrenheit451 by Ray Bradbury evaluates the theme of optimism. The author Ray Bradbury writes about a guy named Montag who is in a society where firemen burn houses instead of putting fires out. Montag seeks out the good in the books which are banned in this dystopian society where knowledge is forbidden to rise from society....   [tags: Synthesis Essays] 781 words
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Naipaul Does Not Deserve his Nobel Prize - What makes an individual worthy of a Nobel Prize in a category as broad as literature. Is it an immense knowledge of writing procedures that other authors have not begun to attempt to use. Or is an appropriate representation of the author's subject that is solely objective, and lacks all personal opinions. If that was the case, several Prizes should be taken away from some authors and handed to other more deserving writers. V. S. Naipaul, who received a Nobel Prize in Literature for Miguel Street, falls into the former category....   [tags: essays research papers] 897 words
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The Brilliance of William Faulkner's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech - The Brilliance of William Faulkner's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech       On December 10, 1950 , William Faulkner delivered his Nobel Prize acceptance speech to the academy in a voice so low and rapid that few could translate his murmurs. When his words were published in the newspaper the following day, they were recognized for their brilliance; in later years, Faulkner's speech would be lauded as the best speech ever given at a Nobel ceremony. His acceptance speech is much like his literary life- he wrote many novels, poems, and short stories, as many works as most writers produce in their lifetime in just over a decade, but received little recognition for...   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Nobel Peace Prize Winner, a Civil Rights Activist, a Worldwide Figure - ... Shortly after the Montgomery Bus Boycott the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) was created, in which Dr. King was a leader of. The SCLC gave King the publicity to progress in other civil rights movements. Representing the Southern Christian Leadership Conference he made over twenty-five hundred speeches, asking and pleading for the US Government to give African Americans the unalienable rights they deserved and to enforce them....   [tags: protest in Birmingham, civil rights movement] 990 words
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Nobel Prize Awarded to Randy W. Schekman, James E. Rothman, and Thomas C. Südhof - ... Yeast cells, or Saccharomyces cerevisiae, that had mutated transport mechanisms established a genetic basis for vesicle transport and fusion to the plasma membrane. From these cells, it is possible to isolate regulatory genes that encoded proteins essential to intracellular transport. Kaiser and Schekman (1990) specifically analyzed the SEC proteins: manipulation by mutation reveals that construction of vesicles is dependent on SEC proteins, and that vesicles are able to form a COPII coat that contains these SEC proteins....   [tags: cells, vesicles, scientists] 820 words
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William Faulkner's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech and its Relevance - William Faulkner's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech and its Relevance William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech is a dynamic statement that challenges the writer and man to not simply sit around and watch the end of man, but to help man endure and prevail. Faulkner refuses to accept the naturalists theme that human beings are dominated, controlled, and overwhelmed by their environment and nature. He does not accept the end of man, but rather says that man will prevail. Though many have accepted the easy way out by saying man will simply endure because one can hear his soft, inexhaustible voice even after death, Faulkner also refuses this....   [tags: Papers] 475 words
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A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner - “Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.” (Twain) The Nobel Prizes were established all the way back in 1895 by a Swedish inventor by the name of Alfred Nobel. He established a foundation that was dedicated to encouraging achievement and diplomacy, this foundation most commonly referred to as the distributer of the Nobel Prizes. These prizes are awarded for outstanding contributions in a wide array of subjects including; physics, chemistry, literature, peace, physiology, medicine and economic sciences....   [tags: nobel prize, salinger]
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The Life and Work of Chemists - Through the years of modern science many people have come and gone making contribution to science whether it be chemistry physics or another scientific field. Some people were able to produce accomplishments in multiple fields including chemistry. Marie Curie was able to make contributions in physics and chemistry just as Nobel was an engineer and a chemist in the form of creating dynamite. Finally the man of physics Michael Faraday was able to make a contributions to chemistry that are still being used to this day....   [tags: Nobel, Marie Curie] 1080 words
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Mind the Sun in William Faulkner's A Rose for Emily - ... The reader feels compassion for the woman at first, which then grows into pity as she becomes a monster starved of pride. Even his fictitious “Jefferson” carries the setting of an average town whose culture is partway stuck in the past. Anybody who says depravity is not in the nature of human spirit must then be calling themselves inhuman. The story persists even now as a prime example of a small town murder and the reactions of its citizens to the myth, similar in a sense to Richard Linklater’s film “Bernie”, though in that story a lonely old woman is the victim of the crime and not the perpetrator....   [tags: nobel prize, journey, crime]
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Taking a Look at Günter Blobel - ... This was an unforgettably sad day that Blobel will remember forever. Luckily, it was not long before the war came to an end, but the months before and after were miserable and hard as his family had to live separated with no communication and little food. Then, on September 9, 1945, he learned that his oldest sister, Ruth, who was only 19, was killed after a train she was travelling on was struck by an air raid. The two had a very close, sisterly relationship, so the news of her death left him and his family deeply sadden....   [tags: Nobel Prize Laureate in biology] 559 words
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The Schrodinger’s Cat Paradox: Dr Erwin Schrodinger - ... The Schrodinger’s Cat paradox was devised while he worked at the University of Graz in Austria. The thought experiment was an advancement in the field of quantum physics. Quantum physics is a theoretical branch of physics that deals with the behavior of matter and energy at a nanoscopic level. Specifically, the paradox was formulated to discredit the Copenhagen Interpretation of quantum mechanics. This interpretation was the first general attempt to understand quantum physics contrived by Niels Bohr....   [tags: physicist, nobel prize] 625 words
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Louis Pasteur: An Amazing Chemist - ... Pasteur proved this as he boiled broth in a flask with a curved neck. He let the flask sit there for a year or so, and found that there still were not any microorganisms in the broth. Then, he broke off the curved neck of the flask and the broth eventually became full of microorganisms, bacteria, and germs. Louis Pasteur made several discoveries that have been very beneficial for the common people. Louis Pasteur discovered that milk soured from fermentation and that he could prevent it with Pasteurization....   [tags: Cure, Scientist, Nobel Prize] 575 words
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The Chronicles Of William Faulkner - ... ‬His acknowledged writings‬‪ are “The sound and the fury”, “As I lay dying”; “Light in August” etc. “In a rose for Emily” Faulkner describes the Grierson house “It was a big squarish frame house with cupolas and spires and scrolled balconies in the heavenly lightsome style of the seventies.” William Faulkner did an outstanding job with describing the setting of his stories.‬ From reading Faulkner’s writing, I observe his passion for literature and his free spirit to write how he feels and what he wants people to read....   [tags: literature, classics, nobel prize] 714 words
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William Faulkner and the Civil War - William Faulkner was able to achieve what no man before him and few men after him were able to do. He not only wrote some of the most important and influential American literature in history; he spun stories that depicted to the world the inner workings of the Southern mentality. Faulkner pioneered many literary as well as psychological fronts in a way that is unmatched even today. William Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1950 and twice the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, once in 1955 and then again in 1963(Minter)....   [tags: biography, nobel prize, literature]
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A Brief History of Mother Teresa - “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop” (“Words by Mother Teresa”). Today, many people know Mother Teresa as an activist in the Catholic religion but to others she is much more than that. Mother Teresa spent her whole life trying to make a difference in any way, shape or form that she possibly could. She dedicated her life to others because she believed everyone is equal no matter how rich or poor one may be....   [tags: Nobel peace prize winners]
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Well-known American Author Toni Morrison - ... As an editor, Morrison played an important role in bringing African American writings into the public eye, editing books by authors such as Henry Dumas, Toni Cade Bambara, Angela Davis, and Gayl Jones. Morrison began writing fiction as part of a non professional group of poets and writers at Howard Collage where they met to discuss their compositions. She went to one meeting with a short tale about a little African American girl who wished she had blue eyes. She later expanded the short story as her first novel, "The Bluest Eye" in 1970....   [tags: composition, novels, nobel prize] 1191 words
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Brief Biography of Albert Einstein - Albert Einstein was born March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. Around age 10 or 11, Einstein became curious about the mysteries of science and longed for a greater understanding. As a child, Einstein took music lessons; he learned to play the piano and violin and continued through out is life. As a young child, his parents moved during his school career: once to Italy then a second time to Switzerland where he graduated in 1896. Einstein was educated at the Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich where he learned to teach physics and mathematics....   [tags: Nobel, Physicist, Nazism] 588 words
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Biography of President Woodrow Wilson - Who was Woodrow Wilson. People know him as one of our many presidents. Many people don’t know much about him. President Woodrow Wilson did quite a few important things before becoming the 28th president of the United States of America. He was liked by many hated by others. In 1910 Thomas Woodrow Wilson ran for the governor of New Jersey. He won in a landslide. Wilson was a member of the Democratic Party and received many support that way ("Woodrow Wilson "). He became the forty-third governor. Wilson forced through the New Jersey legislature such reforms as an employer's liability act, the direct primary, a corrupt-practices act, and revitalization of the state public utilities commission (...   [tags: democratic convention, nobel prize] 539 words
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John Steinbeck: Living the Story - ... Some of the experiences that improved his writing were, when he was a ranch hand, when he was a marine biologist, and when he wrote war transcripts during World War II. These life experiences were all used throughout Steinbeck's writing. Steinbeck was employed as a ranch hand during part of his life. This can be interpreted throughout the book The Red Pony. In this novel, a young boy named Jody gets a pony named Gabilan. The horse is described in such detail that only a background with horses could give....   [tags: Nobel prize for Literature winners] 569 words
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Biography of Marie Curie - Marie Curie was one of the shy girls, but yet one of the most famous scientists in the world. She could care less about the money, the fame, and the attention, science and research are the only things she thought about. She never did understand why people were so interested in her, her discoveries, why her. Marie was born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867. Her polish name was Maria Sklodowska but everyone called her Manya. Her parents were teachers and all they talked about how school was school was so important and she needed to study hard....   [tags: Nobel Prize in physics and chemistry] 553 words
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Who Is William Faulkner? - Who is William Faulkner. Today, I am going to introduce one of the greatest writer, William Faulkner. Faulkner was known as an influential novelist in the United States during the 20th century. Faulkner received the Nobel Prize in Literature, a prize that is only given to the most accomplished writers. Faulkner’s full name is William Cuthbert Falkner and was born on September 25, 1897, in New Albany, Mississippi. However, after several years in New Albany, Faulkner’s father decided the family will settle in Oxford, Mississippi....   [tags: alienation, writer, nobel prize] 639 words
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Biography of Ernest Hemingway - ... Also the club showed how war was made from humans, not nature. That humans should be feared and nature to be loved, these ideas of people not being perfect are shown in his books and stories. When Ernest Hemingway was in school it was already noticed of how much of reading and writing he had an interest in. He would read from different varieties of writing leading to him writing in the school newspaper. When Hemingway graduated from high school in 1917 he has thought about fighting in world war I or becoming a reporter for the Kansas City Star which was one of the largest newspapers in the country at the time....   [tags: novels, nobel prize, christianity] 781 words
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A Critique on Freakonomics, A Nobel by Levitt and Dubner - ... While the reader may think this is unimportant information to their main argument, it actually sets the flow of the chapter by showing that Levitt and Dubner are going to take short stories on different aspects to explain why crime has dropped and prove their main argument using these stories. These short stories are the explanations of the list they provide to the reader which indicates the main eight reasons news reporters and experts wrote about to explain why crime dropped during the 1990’s (119)....   [tags: communist dictators of romania]
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The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing - ... One of their common desires is to have a pretty family house in the country and produce a large family of six or eight children. All of their friends, family members and relatives are completely shocked by their odd wish. Slowly they start building a family life; they buy a huge house in the country, and have the first baby. Ever since they have their first baby their house is full of family members, relatives and friends for every holiday, just like they have always dreamed of. Besides the fact that Harriet does not have easy pregnancies and all the work she has to do makes her completely exhausted, she enjoys having a house full of people and to impose on them with her perfect life....   [tags: literary masterpieces and Nobel Prize winners] 636 words
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Taking a Look at Ernest Hemingway - ... In reality, Mr. Hemingway’s nurse was named Agnes von Kurowsky who had accepted his marriage proposal, but instead, left him for another man before the marriage took place (The Biography Channel). Ernest Hemingway had a certain way about him when it came to women. He would marry, then fall in love with another usually younger woman, hence his four failed marriages (The Biography Channel). He and his first wife Hadley, moved to Paris to continue his writing career while working on the Toronto Star (The European Graduate School)....   [tags: Nobel prize winner and American author] 1179 words
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The Rise and Fall of Mikhail Gorbachev - ... Since the region depended on farming for both food and income, its residents suffered from famine, and many died of starvation. As a child, Gorbachev had a passion for learning. When he graduated from high school with a silver medal in 1950, his father persuaded him to continue on to university. Gorbachev’s academic record was stellar, and he was accepted into Moscow University, the premier school in the Soviet Union, without having to take the entrance exam. The university even provided him with free living accommodations at a nearby hostel....   [tags: russia, communist, nobel peace prize] 1401 words
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Biography of John Enst Steinbeck Jr. - Famous novelist John Ernst Steinbeck Jr. was born on February 27, 1902, in Salinas, California. His books, including his ground-breaking work The Grapes of Wrath often dealt with social and economic problems. His father, John Ernst Steinbeck, tried several different jobs to keep food on the table for his family: He owned a feed-and-grain store, managed a flour plant and had a job as the treasurer of Monterey County. His mom Olive Hamilton Steinbeck, was a ex- schoolteacher. For the most part, Steinbeck who grew up with three sisters had a nice childhood....   [tags: grapes of wrath, nobel prize, literature] 705 words
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Elie Wiesel's Perils of Indifference - ... Elie throughout the speech uses anecdotes and analogies to further explain his point for the audience to comprehend and he uses the word indifferent multiple times to ensure the topic is clear. Elie also incorporates ethos in his speech and ensures credibility. With his change in tone and style Elie builds a bridge with the audience by portraying various emotions throughout such as hopeful and angry. He begins in a more passive and story-telling approach with the anecdote of his childhood. He then uses phrases to connect with the audience like, “We are on the threshold of a new century, a new millennium” before he becomes more direct with his phrasing like when he points out the indiffe...   [tags: Holocaust survivors, Nobel Prize winners]
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Women Scientists: Marie Curie - Marie Curie is widely regarded as a talented scientist whose work has changed the world. She is best known for her discovery of radium and polonium and her work with radioactivity. Curie encountered times of adversity in her career due to prejudice against women in her field, but she met her challenges and overcame them. Marie Curie exceeded the barriers put on women in her time to become one of the world’s most famous scientists and used her knowledge to the benefit of humanity. Marie Curie was still young when she started breaking barriers....   [tags: nobel prize winners that changed the world]
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