When was the last time you had a history lesson? Perhaps it was watching a documentary or listening to a podcast centered around prominent events in the past? Or maybe you recently visited a museum that taught you more about your own country or city’s history? Regardless of how much you know about the world’s past, the beautiful thing about history is that there is always more to be learned!
Read "Nobel A Century of Prize Winners" by Michael Worek available from Rakuten Kobo. The story of the winners of the world's most prestigious prize, now updated to include the 2009 recipients. The Nobel Pr...
The Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 was divided, one half awarded to Antoine Henri Becquerel "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by his discovery of spontaneous radioactivity", the other half jointly to Pierre Curie and Marie Curie, née Sklodowska "in recognition of the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel"
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1904 was awarded to Sir William Ramsay "in recognition of his services in the discovery of the inert gaseous elements in air, and his determination of their place in the periodic system"