Five Things You Should Know About the Nobel Prize Winner’s Higgs Boson

Analysts said it would happen. Professor Stephen Hawking said it should happen. And now it has. Peter Higgs, the man who first predicted the existence of the Higgs boson, or ‘God particle’, has been given a Nobel Prize for his efforts along with Belgian physicist Francois Englert. » 10/08/13 9:45am 10/08/13 9:45am

A Dead Scientist Accidentally Won the Nobel Prize

Ralph Steinman, a 68-year-old Canadian scientist, was just awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discoveries regarding our immune system. Huge honor! Bigger celebration! Not exactly. Steinman passed away due to pancreatic cancer three days ago. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute had no idea and now might… » 10/03/11 10:26am 10/03/11 10:26am

21-Green-Gadget Salute to Al Gore, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize today. The former vice prez was honored for his tireless efforts to let everyone know that climate change is real and that we should all be pretty damned scared about it. We certainly are, but we've been thinking the sky is falling for the past couple of decades at least. Anyway, to… » 10/12/07 12:20pm 10/12/07 12:20pm