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101 years ago Medicine Laureate August Krogh published his article - 'The supply of oxygen to the tissues and the r… https://t.co/MjoCVWQ4Rl
8/5
2020
Take a look at the notebook that belonged to the 8-year-old future chemist and #NobelPrize laureate Roger Tsien. Hi… https://t.co/r3RUhW54hnHappy birthday to @BarackObama, who was awarded the #NobelPeacePrize in 2009. Learn more: https://t.co/GYjTQGXb8I https://t.co/YOurg4FzTXWhat book are you reading? Share your favourite book. #NobelPrize https://t.co/OdoR160zxY
8/4
2020
“My advice to young people entering science: you should do it for the love of science… You should enter science bec… https://t.co/6gAt9DMIsB"Difference is an accident of birth." Remembering Nobel Laureate John Hume who has passed away aged 83. Hume recei… https://t.co/yuHMtlf0QqWatch our 2019 Nobel Laureates talk about their research and careers in a unique roundtable discussion, 'Nobel Mind… https://t.co/EoRVBab42ZWishing a happy birthday to Koichi Tanaka today. Tanaka was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for showing… https://t.co/VohU57Vi6Q
8/3
2020
Albert Lutuli (middle bottom row) was awarded the 1960 #NobelPeacePrize for leading a nonviolent campaign for civil… https://t.co/JBrXsrTKMYChemical reactions take place in a matter of femtoseconds. One femtosecond is to a second, as a second is to 32 mil… https://t.co/sPs7FkFXghMotivating words from @francesarnold, who was awarded the 2018 #NobelPrize in Chemistry. She was the fifth woman to… https://t.co/RcmHmKiK3M
8/2
2020
“While the invading forces marched in the streets of Copenhagen, I was busy dissolving Laue’s and also James Franck… https://t.co/cMoyw577Cg"Do what you love and do what you think you're good at" What is your best tip for success in work and life?… https://t.co/VGDGKaJknh#OTD in 1912 Physics Laureate Niels Bohr married Margrethe Nørlund. One of their sons, Aage Bohr, would also go on… https://t.co/33lktGcKcQ
8/1
2020
Which book are you reading right now? Mario Vargas Llosa was awarded the #NobelPrize in Literature "for his cartog… https://t.co/TxVMxBuUtV"I used to say the evening I developed the first x-ray photograph of insulin was the most exciting moment of my lif… https://t.co/wba76bbnRnAt the end of July 1913, the crystal structure of diamond was published by father and son, William and Lawrence Bra… https://t.co/blQORUlVRS
7/31
2020
Today it is Françoise Barré-Sinoussi's 73rd birthday - join us in wishing the Medicine Laureate a happy birthday!… https://t.co/2CyDVcdlR7"Love has to do with friendship." 2019 Chemistry Laureate John Goodenough and Irene Wiseman were married for 65 ye… https://t.co/SfQTDeTc4dThe two behavioural economists Richard Thaler and Daniel Kahneman have been friends and colleagues for a very long… https://t.co/XcJk86gBW0"I am impelled to tell you how much I have come to admire your intellect, your drive, and your honesty... If the ra… https://t.co/pdpEK3VM7a
7/30
2020
Aged 23, before she’d even earned her PhD, Carol Greider made her #NobelPrize discovery. Along with laureate Eliza… https://t.co/agzZGjT1uRDo you recognise the three Nobel Laureates? The discoverer of nuclear magnetic resonance, Isidor Rabi (Physics 19… https://t.co/vFCLYiaQRQ“I was captured for life by chemistry and by crystals.” Remembering Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, the #NobelPrize-awa… https://t.co/t6iFTXxKh8
7/29
2020
"Best to admit it is a bad child rather than to pretend it is always a good one. Because a bad child can improve bu… https://t.co/7yqY1DzLE1“I woke up early in the morning and sat in the park. It was a beautiful day and the flowers were blooming." In 195… https://t.co/6moInCm5o5Baruch Blumberg shared the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the cause of hepatitis B… https://t.co/wO1hIErYTm
7/28
2020
”I want my stories to be something about life that causes people to feel some kind of reward from the writing. Ever… https://t.co/sY7YayL74LHave you ever heard about the Tippe Top? It is a toy formed like a top that, when spun, will spontaneously invert… https://t.co/Tpdy4A9ezWTake a look at Albert Einstein's abgangszeugnis (diploma) that he received 120 years ago. Einstein got the diploma… https://t.co/q1MYpSkbtl
7/27
2020
Why do you love your work? Wishing a happy birthday to Economic Sciences Laureate Edmund Phelps. Learn more:… https://t.co/wpGwD1XfK3Take a look at this wedding photo taken #OTD, 26 July 1895, of the most renowned couple in the history of the… https://t.co/cwvGTxCYtSGeorge Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright, was the leading dramatist of his generation. Born #OTD in 1856 he was awa… https://t.co/koAcKxBrfZ
7/26
2020
“I have four brothers and I’ve jumped into all sorts of things during my life. Learning new things has always been… https://t.co/bRN4blcp4H"Be enthusiastic about life. Be thankful for life and be thankful to people who like to engage in meaningful dialog… https://t.co/6mt99DGWC1On this day in 1978 the first IVF baby, Louise Brown was born, being held here by Nobel Laureate Robert Edwards, wh… https://t.co/DDtaZsXBtY
7/25
2020
#OTD in 1986, the first genetically altered vaccine was approved. The vaccine was intended to protect humans from h… https://t.co/dM6YmLoUeG"When you come to the fork in the road, take it!" Some motivational words from 2018 Chemistry Laureate Frances Arn… https://t.co/ynvumnMZaCThe Higgs boson discovery was made by two experiments at CERN - ATLAS and CMS. It confirmed the theory of how parti… https://t.co/uCUM9xecaK
7/24
2020
The image was taken by @NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, named after Nobel Laureate Subramanyan Chandrasekhar, whi… https://t.co/5iJdhapLaDVladimir Prelog, born #OTD in 1906, was interested in the 3D arrangement of atoms in molecules. He also helped che… https://t.co/giT6QQBd6GWho inspires you? #NobelPrize https://t.co/ejZ2bwFZaD
7/23
2020
Rita Levi-Montalcini's groundbreaking investigations into how the nervous system develops deepened understanding of… https://t.co/5HlvGAGRHjIn 1939 Selman Waksman found the bacteria that causes tuberculosis was impeded by another bacterium. Waksman's coll… https://t.co/ADETY9hF45Happy pi approximation day! Today's date, 22 July, can also be written as the fraction 22/7 which is equal to 3.14… https://t.co/g2tY4KZpO9
7/22
2020
“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Ernest Hemingway, born #OnThisDayhttps://t.co/TxInlX6gf4"Whatever education I possess I acquired in a free and autodidactic manner. Official instruction failed to instill… https://t.co/TFj1UMVGr6“We are in science to unravel the secrets of nature.” Chemistry Laureate Aaron Ciechanover describes the interplay… https://t.co/Y3z2zKkDIe
7/21
2020
Scanning tunnelling microscopy has allowed scientists to visualise materials at the atomic level - like in this ima… https://t.co/0G2QDMWvtXDid you know game theory emanates from studies of games like chess or poker? Game theory has proved very useful in… https://t.co/QBE8PxBi03Physics Laureate @AlbertEinstein presented his dissertation #OTD in 1905 at the University of Zurich. Read Einstei… https://t.co/eGHpyfsTrS
7/20
2020
"The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning, you're not old." Remembering… https://t.co/TWbKwa3H15Happy birthday to 2017 Chemistry Laureate Richard Henderson who was awarded the prize for his work developing cryo-… https://t.co/LGIyXroupuRosalyn Yalow was born #OnThisDay in 1921 and grew up as a stubborn and single-minded child. Her parents wanted her… https://t.co/7Ad5VcVHvL
7/19
2020
We remember a wise man, Nelson Mandela, who was born on this day in 1918. Learn more about Nelson Mandela:… https://t.co/c8JYkX8nRD"It seems obvious to me to use words as best as I can in teaching myself and my coworkers. The words are important… https://t.co/bAOTaWTQu5Can music heal a nation? Inspired by the legacy of laureate @NelsonMandela, the @MIAGI_SA orchestra in South Afric… https://t.co/tFe7R9QoczFrom homeless street urchin to successful scientist and Nobel Laureate. Mario Capecchi, born 1937, spent years on… https://t.co/jilkAHkyy9Today we're celebrating Nelson Mandela, a man who believed in human rights for all. South Africa's first black pre… https://t.co/7mkDbJT5fj
7/18
2020
Denis Mukwege, awarded the 2018 #NobelPeacePrize, has spent large parts of his adult life helping victims of sexual… https://t.co/nyDVhfXNix"People’s talk and the stories they tell have been engraved on my heart, and some of them have flown into my pen."… https://t.co/Iv11vSIg12Shirin Ebadi was the first woman in the history of Iranian justice to have served as a judge. She was awarded the… https://t.co/60QMrMZDqr
7/17
2020
In 1983, through studies of bacteria, Aziz Sancar showed how certain protein molecules repair DNA damaged by ultrav… https://t.co/mhb08n488mAs a 14-year-old boy, Abdus Salam gained the highest marks ever recorded for the Matriculation Examination at Unive… https://t.co/wkGril3dPwRemembering the inventor of the phase contrast microscope: Frits Zernike, born #onthisday 132 years ago. The phase… https://t.co/SGbnfQo0GgWhat qualities do you need to be a successful scientist? 2018 Medicine Laureate Tasuku Honjo shares what he belie… https://t.co/pCRiVCq7LG
7/16
2020
Remembering Nobel Laureate Leon Lederman who was born #OTD in 1922. Lederman, Melvin Schwartz and Jack Steinberger… https://t.co/zECmII30f8The only individual with two Nobel Prizes in two different scientific categories: Marie Skłodowska Curie.… https://t.co/uvlqJn9PS5Work hard, learn by doing and do something you love. On World Youth Skills Day, our 2017 Physics Laureates share t… https://t.co/XT2Eh0CRlb
7/15
2020
In 1924 Albert Einstein predicted a new state of matter, the Bose-Einstein Condensate on the basis of calculations… https://t.co/QFMXFxuI6n#OTD, 14 July 1867, Alfred Nobel demonstrated dynamite for the first time at the Merstham Quarry in England. He s… https://t.co/AFGt9FqKSQAlbert Einstein met fellow Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore at his home in Berlin on this day in 1930. The two di… https://t.co/vyEqqYIEEoHappy 85th birthday to chemist Ei-ichi Negishi! Negishi began developing chemical reactions in which carbon atoms… https://t.co/twBZ2pQmVW
7/14
2020
Marie Sklodowska Curie discovered polonium in an experiment conducted #OnThisDay in 1898. Watch the story behind t… https://t.co/ediI76U27UFood for thought from Literature Laureate Wole Soyinka. https://t.co/3zkBILbPOj"Art defies defeat by its very existence, representing the celebration of life, in spite of all attempts to degrade… https://t.co/mdusCkpJ5H
7/13
2020
"I am not a lone voice. I am many." Throwback to 2014 when Malala Yousafzai held her powerful #NobelPeacePrize Lec… https://t.co/dF3l4Qu6jPSatoshi Ōmura was awarded the 2015 #NobelPrize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering a novel therapy against in… https://t.co/749JZvRESU"If one girl can change the world, what can 130 million girls do?" Wishing a happy birthday to @Malala Yousafzai,… https://t.co/dYHDD3w3lh
7/12
2020
“When I was in high school I didn’t know a subject such as economics existed... But I knew I wanted to change somet… https://t.co/V2fNsA0dB9#OTD in 1923, @AlbertEinstein delivered his Nobel Lecture in Gothenburg, Sweden. Einstein was awarded the 1921… https://t.co/TO0YZYzHM5"They say we are our brother’s keeper. This feeling of responsibility to all the citizens of the world is something… https://t.co/xUHAI7Oj7h
7/11
2020
"The constant happiness is curiosity." Happy 89th birthday to Alice Munro - the master of the contemporary short… https://t.co/QPAg03oKlx#OnThisDay 100 years ago, the future Nobel Laureate Owen Chamberlain was born. Together with Emilio Segrè, Chambe… https://t.co/7TOYDUC3XH#OTD 112 years ago Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (left) liquefied helium and opened an entirely new chapter in low-tempera… https://t.co/RD9yqS5fXo
7/10
2020
"It is clear that science progresses through the interplay of ideas, with contributions from so many different view… https://t.co/5nDuwwBg7uIn the 70s, Ada Yonath decided to map the 3D structure of the ribosome. Over two decades later, in 2000, she comple… https://t.co/OSnxu5eRjh#OTD 1955, a press conference took place at Caxton Hall in London that later would be called the 'Russell-Einstein… https://t.co/Hl1Ivhs4VdWhy do you want to be a scientist? Françoise Barré-Sinoussi was awarded the 2008 Medicine Prize "for the discover… https://t.co/GlNhaY2AlD
7/9
2020
#OTD in 1918, an 18-year-old Ernest Hemingway, working for the American Red Cross in Italy, was wounded during Worl… https://t.co/dzKp7Psijh#OTD in 1822 one of Alfred Nobel's favourite poets, Percy Bysshe Shelley, drowned in a storm off the coast of Tusca… https://t.co/SEdfjwLdAF#Didyouknow that the first time the Physics Prize was awarded to Soviet scientists was in 1958? Pavel Cherenkov, I… https://t.co/zl2heX4s2c
7/8
2020
When Albert met Charlie: Einstein: What I most admire about your art, is your universality. You don’t say a word,… https://t.co/sPxIa2FqBCCamillo Golgi was born #OTD in 1843. He was awarded the #NobelPrize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering that… https://t.co/AjlTljFK4H2018 Nobel Laureates @francesarnold and Donna Strickland show off chocolate versions of their #NobelPrize medals.… https://t.co/RJMfHzBfAeOn 7 July 2017, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, the first multilateral legally-binding instrument… https://t.co/lR7TzGKolo
7/7
2020
"I was not always the best student with the highest grades, but my teachers saw something in me and tried to encour… https://t.co/NamGur3q0tWhat traits do you need in order to become a successful scientist? Elizabeth Blackburn shares what she believes ar… https://t.co/UB3OZjrxxn"When I meet people in different parts of the world, I am always reminded that we are all basically alike; we are a… https://t.co/k75QUbdd3D
7/6
2020
In 1981 Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer developed the scanning tunneling microscope. Five years later they were awa… https://t.co/zMzuxtLq26
7/5
2020

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