Alfred Nobel Essays

  • Alfred Nobel

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    Alfred Nobel was a man who affected the world with explosives. Alfred Nobel was once nicknamed "Europe's richest vagabond". He had 355 patents before he died. Alfred Nobel's last will left 31 million SEK (today around 265 million U.S. dollars) to create and fund the Nobel Prizes. Alfred Nobel had a big impact on the world. Alfred was a talented child. Alfred was born on October 21, 1833, in Stockholm, Sweden. Alfred's grades in school were very high. To expand his vocabulary, Alfred memorized dictionary

  • Alfred Nobel: Alfred Bernhard Nobel

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    ALFRED BRNHARD NOBEL Alfred Bernhard Nobel is a scientist ,author, pacifist, and above all of that he is inventor of dynamite and the holder of 355 patents. He was born on October, 21, 1833, in Stockholm, Sweden and he is the fourth of Immanuel and Caroline Andriette Nobel’s eight children. He was raised in the capital of Russia where there were a wonderful mixture of different cultures and nationalities, and a great harmony between science and literature. Alfred was a weak child who always got

  • Alfred Nobel

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    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

  • Essay On Alfred Nobel

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    Alfred Nobel Alfred Nobel is known for his famous invention. He invented dynamite and founded the Nobel Prizes. Alfred was an incredible man and accomplished many things in his life that started on October 21, 1833 and ended on December 10, 1896. He was an inventor, Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and an armaments manufacturer. Alfred's life was not always great, as he was born into a poor family in Stockholm, Sweden and experienced many accidents. Alfred's father manufactured military equipment

  • The Life and Accomplishments of Alfred Nobel

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    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

  • Alfred Nobel: The Man behind the Prize.

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    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

  • Alfred Nobel - His Life and Work

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    Alfred Nobel - His Life and Work Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm on October 21, 1833. 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 for blasting rocks. Alfred's mother, born Andriette Ahlsell, came from a wealthy family. Due to misfortunes in his construction work caused by the loss of some barges of building material, Immanuel Nobel was

  • Alfred Nobel: The Life Of Nagieb Mahfouz

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    who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988. The Nobel Prizes are the world’s most famous set of awards. The prizes were created a century ago by Alfred Nobel. It is very interesting to know what motivated Nobel to dedicate his fortune to honoring those who benefited humanity. When his brother Ludwig died in 1888, a French newspaper made an obituary, news article that reports of Alfred Nobel’s death, along with his personal life and information. They believed it was Alfred Nobel not his brother

  • The Invention Of Dynamite: The Life Of Alfred Nobel Prizes

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    explosives. Then came Alfred Nobel. Nobel had a long life, debateable leadership, invented dynamite, created dynamite for safety, made up the Nobel Prizes and shows the all out inspiration for explosives. Alfred Nobel’s life was very lonely and dark. Nobel’s childhood consisted of moving and top-notch education, claims Nobel was born in Sweden and moved to St. Petersburg, Russia because of bankruptcy.

  • Informative Essay: The Nobel Prize

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    Alfred Nobel permitted his fortune to fund the Nobel Prize awards . Five years after Alfred Nobel's death the first Nobel Prize was given to the laureates on 10 December, 1901. The Nobel Prize is given in 6 different categories, each year on December the 10th in the field of Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, literature, Peace and Economics. The Nobel Prize is a worldwide educational award which is only awarded in Stockholm, Sweden. The Peace Prize is given in Oslo, Norway. The purpose of this study

  • The Importance Of The Nobel Peace Prize

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    The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the highest awards that a researcher in physics, chemistry, or medicine can receive, and the award honors scientists that have made revolutionary discoveries or explanations in their field. This award was presented to Anthony Hewish, and his mentor, Martin Ryle in 1974 for the innovations they made in astronomy, and specifically the discovery of pulsars. Although they were the only two that were awarded, Jocelyn Bell Burnell played a significant role in pulsar detection

  • A Beautiful Mind

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    talking to himself "the ideas I had about supernatural beings came to me the same way that my mathematical ideas did. So I took them seriously" (Nasar 11). John Forbes Nash Jr. is recognized as one of the most intelligent men in history. He is a Nobel Laureate (Charles 21). He is a holder of an honorary appointment in mathematics at Princeton University (Nasar 310). He is the man character of a film that ended up winning the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2000 (Oscar Legacy: Past Winners). By

  • The Sacred Language of Toni Morrison

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    The Sacred Language of Toni Morrison Toni Morrison makes a good point when, in her acceptance speech upon receiving the Nobel Prize in Literature, she says, “Narrative . . . is . . . one of the principal ways in which we absorb knowledge” (7).  The words we use and the way in which we use them is how we, as humans, communicate to each other our thoughts, feelings, and actions and therefore our knowledge of the world and its peoples.  Knowledge is power.  In this way, our language, too, is powerful

  • Women Nominized and Winners of the Nobel Prize

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    CONTENT: 1.ALFRED BERNHARDT NOBEL 2.HISTORY OF THE NOBEL PRIZES 3.CRITERIA FOR AWARDING THE PRIZE 4.WOMEN NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS 5.WOMEN NOMINAZED AT THE NOBEL PRIZES 6.CONCLUSIONS-HALL OF FAME OF THE NOBEL PRIZES AND THEIR ROLE 7.BIBLIOGRAPHY MOTTO: With most sincere appreciation and respect, I thank Mrs.Chira Carmen for the valuable advises she gave me in the process of this project’s elaboration. I also express my gratitude for the attention and support she has given

  • Something Beautiful for God

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    She taught in India for seventeen years before she experienced her 1946 “call within a call” to dedicate herself to caring for the poor and sick. She established centers for the aged, disabled, blind and a leper colony. In addition, she received the Nobel Peace Prize for her humanitarian work. It all began when she left for Ireland to begin her religious work, leaving her family and speaking a language few knew. Every aspect of her life, from her early years to her later years, are fascinating and builds

  • The Nobel Prize by Ed John Merriman and Jay Winter

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    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

  • nobel prize

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    Prizes were first awarded in 1910. However they were created years before by a man named Alfred Nobel. Alfred Noble was born on October 21, 1833 in Stockholm, Sweden. IN order to improve the family’s financial situation, Alfred’s father Immanuel Nobel moved the family company to St. Petersburg Russia. In Russia, the business prospered and Alfred’s father was able to give is sons the best education of that time. Alfred was fluent in 6 languages and was skilled in writing. However, his father forced him

  • Literary Analysis Of 'Tears, Idle Tears'

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    urges and manifests itself biologically into a chemical high in the brain as a reward if it can be found. The lack of this natural intoxication can induce depression, amongst other side effects commonly found in substance abuse. When Lord Tennyson Alfred wrote “Tears, Idle Tears”, he composed a series of metaphors indicative of the aforementioned withdraw symptoms suffered by love. The poem suggests that he found a love that moved on through either death, or by estrangement of another means and the

  • Dylan Thomas 'Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night'

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    us change how we feel about a particular subject or even alter our view on the outside world. However, it is ultimately up to the individual on how they react to these forces. Human literature reflects this very idea, and three prime examples are Alfred Tennyson, D.H. Lawrence, and Dylan Thomas. In his poem “The Lady of Shalott”, Lord Tennyson writes about a woman who aspires to leave her isolated island due to how she views life outside her prison. In D.H. Lawrence’s short story “The Rocking Horse

  • Why Is It Better To Have Loved And Lost In Flowers For Algernon

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    The famous quote from Alfred Lord Tennyson, “'tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” is particularly relevant to the story “Flowers for Algernon.” Charlie Gordon is a 37 year old man with an I.Q. of 68 his one goal in life was to become smarter so he could be normal. This chance comes to him as he is selected to undergo an operation that should in theory increase his intelligence. This procedure has already been performed on multiplies animals most notably on a mouse named