Both Stalin and Hitler were Nominated for Nobel Peace Prizes

Both Stalin and Hitler were Nominated for Nobel Prize

On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes, the Nobel Prize. As described in Nobel’s will, one part was dedicated to “the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction […]

Dr Donald Unger received Ig Nobel Prize for cracking left hand fingers

Crack down your fingers every day does it cause any harm?

The common claim that cracking one’s knuckles causes arthritis appears unsupported. A recent study examined the hand radiographs of 215 people (aged 50 to 89) and compared the joints of those who regularly cracked their knuckles to those who did not. The study concluded that knuckle-cracking did not cause hand osteoarthritis, no matter how many […]

Arnold Sommerfield nominated to Nobel prize 81 times

Arnold Sommerfield nominated to Nobel prize 81 times

Did you know that Arnold Sommerfield, a theoretical physicist, was doctoral supervisor to 4 physicists who went on to win Nobel Prizes in physics, and academic supervisor to 2 others who also won. He himself was nominated 81 times. Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld ForMemRS (5 December 1868 – 26 April 1951) was a German theoretical physicist […]