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Noisey News

In Slightly Punk Move, Bob Dylan Will Formally Accept Nobel Prize, Won’t Deliver Lecture

He's going through Stockholm on tour, so it would have been awkward to duck the Committee.
Alex Robert Ross
3.29.17
Noisey News

Read Bob Dylan's Genuinely Very Humble, Moving Speech on Receiving the Nobel Prize

Not once have I ever had the time to ask myself, "Are my songs literature?"
Alex Robert Ross
12.11.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Patti Smith's Stunning Performance from Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize Ceremony

Smith stumbled over the words to "A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall" in Dylan's absence. But that's not what's important here.
Alex Robert Ross
12.10.16
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This Year’s Nobel Prize for Physics, Explained with Bagels, Pretzels, and Cinnamon Buns

We spoke to Nobel Committee member Thors Hans Hansson about how pastry holes can help us understand a groundbreaking scientific breakthrough behind this year's Prize for Physics.
Nick Rose
10.5.16
livestream

Watch a Nobel-Winning Physicist Talking About Hunting Neutrinos in a Mine

In a live webcast, Arthur McDonald explains how to catch a neutrino.
Kate Lunau
4.13.16
Canada

How A Pair of Old Mines Helped Win a Nobel Prize in Physics

How do you avoid cosmic background radiation from skewing your research? Do your research a kilometre or more underground.
Matthew Braga
10.6.15
tech

Some Scary Shit

Here are 150 things that spook the world's smartest people.
Brian Merchant
1.17.13
Motherboard Blog

The War of Words Over the Nobel Prize

For the European Union, which won a Nobel Peace Prize today, the award is certainly some consolation from the pains of being in debt, even if the choice seems bizarre and - gasp! - political. Not surprisingly, politicians are making no attempt to hide...
ALEX PASTERNACK
10.12.12
tech

Nobel, No Prize

The Nobel Prize is a sham. Here are some winners who rejected the prize.
Ben Richmond
10.11.12
Motherboard Blog

A French-American Duo's Quantum Mechanics Research Won This Year's Nobel Prize for Physics

Quantum mechanics took the Nobel Prize for physics this year, as the duo of Serge Haroche of France and David Wineland of the U.S. were awarded this morning for a body of work that in part showed how to observe individual quantum particles.
Derek Mead
10.9.12