The leak revealed by the government lobby to change a key report on climate change – BBC News World

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Justin Rowlatt and Tom Gerken BBC News 34 minutes Image source, Getty Images A large document leak seen by the BBC shows how some countries are trying to change a fundamental scientific report on how to tackle climate change. The leak reveals that Saudi Arabia, Japan, Australia, Argentina and Brazil are among the countries calling … Read more

David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens win the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics for their analysis of the labor market – BBC News World

1634707631 David Card Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens win the 2021

Drafting BBC News World October 11, 2021 Image source, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences This year’s Nobel Prize in Economics has been shared between the Canadian David Card, the American Joshua Angrist and the Dutch Guido Imbens. When the award was announced on Monday, it was noted that the three economists used natural experiments to … Read more

Por qué Einstein no ganó el Nobel con la teoría de la relatividad y otras sorprendentes revelaciones del secreto mundo de estos prestigiosos premios – BBC News Mundo

1634557247 Por que Einstein no gano el Nobel con la teoria

17 octubre 2020 Fuente de la imagen, Getty Images Pie de foto, Mucho sobre el non plus ultra de los premios sigue siendo un enigma. Eran las 5 de la mañana y el silencio de la habitación donde Donna Strickland estaba profundamente dormida fue bruscamente interrumpido por el timbre del teléfono. “Piensas que tal vez … Read more

The most influential climate research of all time (and that has just been awarded the Nobel 54 years later) – BBC News World

1634538920 The most influential climate research of all time and that

Piers Forster The Conversation * October 8, 2021 Image source, EPA Caption, Syukuro Manabe with the American meteorologist Joseph Smagorinsky. Manabe laid the foundation for the climate change models. After World War II, many of Japan’s best scientists found work in laboratories in the United States. Syukuro (Suki) Manabe, a 27-year-old physicist, was part of … Read more

These women breaking the tradition of writing novels – BBC News Africa

1634470835 These women breaking the tradition of writing novels BBC

an hour ago Photo credit, Kate stanworth In our series of letters from African journalists, Ismail Einashe examines how the tradition of storytelling in Somalia has changed since the civil war. I recently met award-winning writer Ubah Cristina Ali Farah at a literary festival on the Italian island of Sicily. She is one of a … Read more

“Curiosity is something we all have as children, a researcher is someone who manages to preserve it as an adult”: Erwin Neher, Nobel Prize in Medicine – BBC News World

1634410535 Curiosity is something we all have as children a researcher

Carlos Serrano (@carliserrano) BBC News World September 7, 2021 Image source, Courtesy of the Puerto de Ideas Festival Caption, Erwin Neher is a researcher at the Max Planck Institute in Germany. Since he was in high school, Erwin Neher, out of curiosity, took apart radios and clocks to see how their electrical mechanisms worked. Then … Read more

Hanging rhinos and gum stuck to the floor: Ig Nobel prizes, the awards that make you “laugh first and then think” – BBC News World

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Jonathan Amos Science Correspondent, BBC 10 September 2021 Image source, Getty Images Caption, Scientists at Cornell University wanted to know if the health of animals could be compromised when they dangle by their legs under a helicopter. An experiment that hung black rhinos upside down to see what effect it had on these animals received … Read more

“Less than 10% of the nominations for the Nobel Prize in physics and chemistry are for women scientists and we cannot award someone who has not been nominated” – BBC News Mundo

1634325862 Less than 10 of the nominations for the Nobel Prize

Ana Pais (@_anapais) BBC News World October 1, 2021 Image source, Getty Images Caption, Göran Hansson is the Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. When Donna Strickland won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2018, the headlines were not talking about her “groundbreaking inventions” in the field of lasers, but rather that … Read more

What are complex physical systems for whose study Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi won the Nobel Prize in Physics – BBC News World

1634285463 What are complex physical systems for whose study Syukuro Manabe

Drafting BBC News World October 5, 2021 Image source, Nobel Prize Caption, Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi are the winners this year. They make up one of the most complicated phenomena to explain and understand by science. Hence, from its own name it suggests the difficulty: they are called “complex physical systems” and … Read more

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