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by Geir Lundestad Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, 1990 – Introduction This article is intended to serve as a basic survey of the history of the Nobel Peace Prize during its first 100 years. Since all the 107 Laureates selected from 1901 to 2000 are to be mentioned, the emphasis will be on facts…

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by Sven Kullander Why accelerators Particle accelerators are devices producing beams of energetic ions and electrons which are employed for many different purposes, one being ultra-precision microscopy. As is well known objects with dimensions down to the size of a living cell are investigated by optical microscopes and those down to atomic dimensions by electron…

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by Bo G. Malmström and Bertil Andersson 1. Introduction 1.1 Chemistry at the Borders to Physics and Biology The turn of the century 1900 was also a turning point in the history of chemistry. Consequently, a survey of the Nobel Prizes in Chemistry during this century will provide an analysis of important trends in the…

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Exploring the New RNA World by Thomas R. Cech 1989 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Not too long ago, most people considered RNA to be just a disposable copy of the really important nucleic acid, DNA. It is the double helix of DNA, after all, that shows up on magazine covers and television; DNA is the…

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Swedish Works in English Dusklands : [two novellas]. – Johannesburg : Ravan Press, 1974. – Contents: The Vietnam project ; The Narrative of Jacobus Coetzee In the Heart of the Country : [novel]. – London : Secker & Warburg, 1977. – Published in the USA as From the Heart of the Country Waiting for the…

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French Works in English Dusklands : [two novellas]. – Johannesburg : Ravan Press, 1974. – Contents: The Vietnam project ; The Narrative of Jacobus Coetzee In the Heart of the Country : [novel]. – London : Secker & Warburg, 1977. – Published in the USA as From the Heart of the Country Waiting for the…

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English Works in English Dusklands : [two novellas]. – Johannesburg : Ravan Press, 1974. – Contents: The Vietnam project ; The Narrative of Jacobus Coetzee In the Heart of the Country : [novel]. – London : Secker & Warburg, 1977. – Published in the USA as From the Heart of the Country Waiting for the…

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In one of his more light-hearted books, Isaac Bashevis Singer depicts his childhood in one of the over-populated poor quarters of Warsaw, a Jewish quarter, just before and during the First World War. The book, called In My Father’s Court (1966), is sustained by a redeeming, melancholy sense of humour and a clear-sightedness free of…

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Spanish Mario Vargas Llosa nació el 28 de marzo de 1936 en Arequipa, Perú, hijo de Ernesto Vargas Maldonado y Dora Llosa Ureta. Después del divorcio de sus padres se crió con su madre y su abuelo en la ciudad de Cochabamba en Bolivia. En 1946 la familia se mudó a la ciudad peruana de…

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