Tag Archives: Nobel Prize

Ralph Steinman Remembered: A Glimpse of Humility

It seems likely that this year’s Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine will be remembered by many people who normally forget about it before the physics prize is even announced. One of the three prize winners, Ralph Steinman, passed away…


Laugh First, Think Later: IG Nobel Prizes Entertain

What did the productive procrastinator say to the beetle on the beer bottle? “Oh, you won an Ig Nobel Prize, too!” That’s right. One of my favorite parts of the science awards season has arrived: Yesterday, another crop of Ig…