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The groundbreaking novelist was an inspiration to many noteworthy people, including President Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey.
The 96-year-old who won the 2018 Nobel Prize in physics reveals his science-backed secret to staying sharp in old age
Arthur Ashkin is the oldest person ever awarded a Nobel Prize. But he says he's not done discovering yet. He still works every day.
The world’s oldest Nobel Prize winner, a 96-year-old physicist, says his new invention will give everyone in the world clean, cheap energy
At 96, Nobel Laureate Arthur Ashkin is the oldest person to ever be awarded a Nobel Prize. But he says he's not done working yet.
A Nobel Peace Prize winner who works to help women is donating her $500,000 winnings to victims of sex crimes
One of the winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is donating her $500,000 award to victims of sex crimes. Iraqi human rights activist Nadia Murad said in her acceptance speech that she is committing “100% of the money."
Paul Romer, the former World Bank chief economist, got the prize "for integrating technological innovations into long-run macroeconomic analysis." William Nordhaus, often considered the father of climate-change economics, won "for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis."
In 1988, Leon Lederman won a Nobel Prize for his work in physics. The University of Chicago professor auctioned off his medal in 2015 for $765,000 to help cover medical bills. He died on Wednesday at 96.
Wikipedia rejected an entry on a physics Nobel laureate right up until she won, saying she wasn’t famous enough
Dr. Donna Strickland jointly won the Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday, but she did not have a Wikipedia page until then. Strickland won the 2018 prize for breakthroughs in the field of lasers, becoming the third woman to receive the honor. But in May, a Wikipedia entry for her was rejected.
‘This test is garbage’: Experts and former employees allege that a Silicon Valley startup gives bogus ‘cellular ages’ based on...
A Silicon Valley blood-testing startup sells a $99 kit that tells customers the average length of their telomeres, which are seen by some researchers as a holy grail of aging. But two of Telomere Diagnostics' original founders and a NASA researcher raised doubts about the test's efficacy.
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The winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in economics had a cameo next to Selena Gomez in ‘The Big Short’
In addition to his day job as an economist, Thaler once had a cameo appearance in the film "The Big Short," next to pop star Selena Gomez.