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  • Tietz, Tabia (SciHi Blog, 2018-01-02)
    Isaac Asimov was a science fiction writer and a biochemist. Asimov coined the term "robotics," which he used in his science fiction works. The robot characters in Asimov's science fiction were supposed to obey "The Three ...
  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (NobelPrize.org, 1992-10-12)
    This press release from the The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences explains the reasons that they awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Rudolph A. Marcus, a Canadian-American Jewish scientist. Click on the link above to ...
  • Marcus, Rudolph A (www.nobelprize.org, 1992)
    "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992 was awarded to Rudolph A. Marcus 'for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems.'" Click on the link above to read this autobiographical essay ...
  • Altman, Sidney (Nobel Foundation, 1989-12-08)
    Nobel lecture presented by Sidney Altman when he won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, which he shared with Thomas R. Cech in 1989. They were awarded the Nobel Prize for the work they did on the catalytic properties of RNA. ...
  • Encyclopedia Britannica Editors (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2019-05-03)
    Brief biography of Sidney Altman, who shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry with Thomas R. Cech in 1989. They were awarded the Nobel Prize for their work on the catalytic properties of RNA. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Karplus, Martin (The Annual Review of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure, 2006)
    An autobiographical essay by one of the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2013. "I describe my experiences that led me from chemistry and physics back to my first love, biology, and outline some of the contributions ...
  • Schwartz, Melvin (Nobel Media AB, 1988-12-08)
    Melvin Schwartz's Nobel Prize Lecture upon his winning the Nobel Prize in Physics along with fellow scientists Jack Steinberger and Leon Lederman. Click on the link above to access.
  • Lederman, Leon (Nobel Media AM, 1988-12-08)
    Leon Lederman's Nobel Prize Lecture upon his winning the Nobel Prize in Physics along with fellow scientists Jack Steinberger' and Melvin Schwartz. Click on the link above to access.
  • Steinberger, Jack (Nobel Media AB, 1988-12-08)
    Jack Steinberger's Nobel Prize Lecture upon his winning the Nobel Prize in Physics along with fellow scientists Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz. Click on the link above to access.
  • Steinberger, Jack (NobelPrize.org, 2019)
    An autobiographical essay by Jack Steinberger on the occasion of his being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988 along with fellow scientists Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz. Click on the link above to access.
  • Schwartz, Melvin (nobelprize.org, 2019)
    An autobiographical essay by Melvin Schwartz on the occasion of his being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988 along with fellow scientists Leon Lederman and Jack Steinberger. Click on the link above to access.
  • Einstein, Albert (NobelPrize.org, 1923-07-11)
    Lecture delivered to the Nordic Assembly of Naturalists at Gothenburg, Although it is found on the Web site of NobelPrize.org, the "Lecture was not delivered on the occasion of the Nobel Prize award, and did not, therefore, ...
  • Lederman, Leon (NobelPrize.org, 1988-12-08)
    The lecture given by Leon Lederman on the occasion of his winning in 1988 the Nobel Prize in Physics along with his colleagues Melvin Schwartz and Jack Steinberger. Click on the icon below to view a pdf file of his lecture.
  • Lederman, Leon M. (NobelPrize.org, 1991)
    An autobiographical essay by Leon Lederman on the occasion of his being awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988 along with fellow scientists Melvin Schwartz and Jack Steinberger. Click on the link above to access.
  • Rosbash, Michael (nobelprize.org, 2017-12-07)
    The lecture and lecture slides for Michael Rosbash's Nobel Prize lecture. For the lecture, click on the first link above. For the lecture slides, click on the second link.
  • Rogers, Kara (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2018-02-28)
    A short biography of Michael Rosbash, American geneticist, awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (shared with Jeffrey C. Hall and Michael W. Young). Click on the link above to access the biography.
  • Remnick, David (The New Yorker, 2016-10-17)
    A biographical essay about Leonard Cohen, focusing on his last album, "Make It Darker." Click on the link above to access the article.
  • Shurkin, Joel N. (Stanford Report, Stanford University, 2003-09-24)
    This obituary recounts in some detail the life of Edward Teller, sometimes called the father of the hydrogen bomb. Click on the link above to access the obituary.
  • Picard, André (Toronto Globe & Mail, 2017-04-22)
    Obituary about Dr. Wainberg in the Toronto Globe & Mail. Discusses his life and most significant contributions. Click on the link above to read the obituary.
  • Vogel, Lauren (2016-01-05)
    An excerpt from a podcast interview in CMAJ (Journal of the Canadian Medical Association) with pioneer HIV/AIDS researcher Dr. Mark Wainberg. The article includes a link to the full podcast. Click on the link above to ...

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