Moving beyond the definitions-of-art debate, I think the implications behind awarding Dylan the Nobel in Literature reflect a contemporary danger for writers.
Nine Stanford faculty members are among the 84 scientists elected this year to join the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the United States’ most prestigious societies honoring achievement in research.
Herbert Abrams was not only a renowned professor and researcher that made significant advances in the field of radiology, but also a staunch advocate for world peace through his efforts to promote denuclearization. Abrams passed away at age 95 on Jan. 20 in his home in Palo Alto.
Nobel Prize-winning economist and Bartlett Burnap Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, Douglass North died on Nov. 23, 2015, at the age of 95 in his home at Benzonia, Michigan.
Biochemist Paul Modrich Ph.D. ’73 was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry this Thursday for his research on mapping and explaining the mechanisms of DNA repair at a molecular level. His research makes a fundamental contribution to our knowledge of how the living cell functions and how it stores and repairs information.
For William E. Moerner, Professor in Chemistry and Applied Physics, winning the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry simultaneously opened many doors and placed more weight on his shoulders.
William Moerner was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for work on super-resolved fluorescence microscopy.
SLAC physicist Martin L. Perl died Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Stanford Hospital. He was 87. Perl was a professor emeritus of physics at Stanford and won the Nobel Prize in physics in 1995.