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Stories with subject: Nobel Prizes
  • Physicist's Nobel Prize up for auction; $325,000 minimum bid 
    Updated: May-26-15 6:38 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - A retired experimental physicist has put up his 1988 Nobel Prize for auction, and the minimum bid is $325,000.

  • John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success story has photos
    Updated: May-24-15 11:55 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics.