nobel prize

Donna Strickland on why scientists need time to make big discoveries

Finding practical applications for groundbreaking discoveries can take years, writes Canada’s most recent Nobel laureate

Why can’t Canada win another Nobel Prize in medicine?

One thing is certain: The absence of Nobel attention is not for lack of Canadian advances in the life sciences

Art McDonald on how to win a Nobel Prize

From 2015: All it takes is one mine, 1,000 tonnes of heavy water, 274 scientists and the backing of an entire town

Munro’s prose called ‘stunningly precise’ at Nobel ceremony in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM – Alice Munro was celebrated for her “clean, transparent, subtle and stunningly precise” prose Tuesday as her daughter Jenny accepted the Nobel Prize for literature on her mother’s behalf.

Nobel Prize in Economics could go Canadian

Will it be two wins this year?

16 Canadian-born Nobel laureates and their prizes

Be it for science, medicine, literature or peace, Canadians are bringing home Nobel hardware

Alice Munro: The incomparable storyteller

‘I don’t think I could stand being really famous.’ From the Maclean’s archives, a conversation with the author

Alice Munro reinforces the Canadian stereotype

The celebrated author won the Nobel Prize with predictable modesty

Higgs boson a no-win situation for Nobel prize committee

Nobel Prize goes to Francois Englert and Peter W. Higgs

What students are talking about today (October 10th edition)

An actress attacked, a student shot dead & a capella

Women at war

Central America’s women at war

A delegation goes after the region’s strongmen by using the clout of Nobel women


Astrophysicists awarded Nobel prize

Research suggests existence of ‘dark energy’