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Periodic Table and A missed Nobel Prize

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message 1: by Judia (last edited Sep 09, 2012 07:47PM) (new)

Judia The centrerpiece of this hitorical journey was the triumph by Dimitri Mendeleev who conceived the Periodic Law of Elements but was denied the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in both 1905 and 1906. Late Professor Ulk Lagerkvist, a member of the Swedish Aceadmey of Sciences had participated in the judging nomination for the chemistry nobel prize. He reveals the judging criteria and often heated arguments among the panels.

message 2: by Judia (last edited Oct 11, 2012 02:34AM) (new)

Judia There is a interview with Professor Norrby at this link:

World Scientific speaks to Erling Norrby about Thomson Reuters' predictions, the selection of winners, and his involvement in the Nobel committee.

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