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Monsanto won the "World Food Prize" not the "Nobel Prize for agriculture".. | 102 comments | Create New Account
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Einstein and Nobel Prize.
Authored by: bprice on Friday, June 21 2013 @ 07:04 PM EDT
When did Einstein get his award for relativity?
Never. His Nobel Prize was for the photoelectric effect, 1921.
And when did he do the actual work? 20 years earlier?
The work was done in and around 1905, 16 years earlier. The followup work, leading to quantum mechanics and beyond, was current at the time of the award.

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Monsanto won the "World Food Prize" not the "Nobel Prize for agriculture"..
Authored by: Anonymous on Friday, June 21 2013 @ 07:45 PM EDT
Accorded to testament the prize should be awarded for work the current year. It
is not really possible to do, and I am certain that Alfred Nobel new this. It
takes many many years before one can see if the work is important enough to be
worth a Nobel prize. You can see the problem in the Price for Peace and for
Literature. As think they are doing the best they can.
Cheers BjornD

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