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Nobel Prize Awards

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  • Tomas Transtromer, Nobel laureate, dies at 83

    Nobel Prize-winning Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer has died at age 83. According to the Nobel Prize's Twitter account, Transtromer died Thursday. Long one of Sweden's most celebrated poets, Transtromer was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2011, when he was...
  • Review: 'Unabrow' by Una LaMarche

    Review: 'Unabrow' by Una LaMarche
    The cover of "Unabrow," the first essay collection by young-adult novelist Una LaMarche, is a portrait of the author as a young, cute, eager, unibrowed girl. "Poor thing," one thinks, imagining the bullying, the self-doubt, the suffering this child must...
  • Seymour H. Persky, architectural preservationist, dies at 92

    Seymour H. Persky, the colorful Chicago real estate mogul and preservationist who amassed a dazzling collection of architectural artifacts and ensured the long-term survival of a revered Gold Coast house whose authorship is ascribed to architects Louis...
  • Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

    Cruz to become first major candidate to jump into 2016 race
    The 2016 contest for the White House will get its first official big-name entrant on Monday, in a move likely to upend the dynamics of the nascent presidential race. Sen. Ted Cruz, the combative conservative who has made liberty the clarion call of...
  • Auguste Rodin sculptures at Michener Museum highlight his innovations

    Possibly no single force has so deeply influenced modern sculpture as Auguste Rodin. A bold statement, surely, but even more remarkable when applied to someone raised with all the earmarks of failure. Born into humble beginnings in Paris in 1840 —...
  • Daughter of Desmond Tutu to speak in Aurora

    Daughter of Desmond Tutu to speak in Aurora
    The daughter of South African civil rights leader Desmond Tutu will be coming to Aurora to speak about his mission and the importance of working for peace around the world. East Aurora School District 131 will host two events at which Naomi Tutu will be...
  • The dollar is king again

    The dollar is once more king and it will likely be until 2030. And there's not a thing politicians, pundits and economists can do about it.  The dollar is at $1.06 to a euro, a huge fall of 25 percent from where it was a year ago, and it hasn't...
  • 8 places to visit for Women's History Month

    8 places to visit for Women's History Month
    Chicago has elected just one female mayor, but you don't have to endure the travails of the Jane Byrne Interchange to honor the legacies of notable women during Women's History Month. Below is just a partial list of sites dedicated to the memory and...
  • Hopkins student gets wild with Pi

    Hopkins student gets wild with Pi
    Introducing Matt Post, a senior research scientist in computer science at the Johns Hopkins Human Language Technology Center of Excellence. Someday we may be telling you that he won a Nobel Prize, but for now his claim to fame is counting out, as you'll...
  • Condo marks 50 years on the Mile

    Condo marks 50 years on the Mile
    A well-known icon of the Galt Ocean Mile just turned 50 years old. The Fountainhead Condominium on A1A at the southern edge of Lauderdale by-the-Sea has been reigning since Lyndon Johnson was president. But residents are not touchy about their...
  • Large Hadron Collider: Pumped-up particle smasher to probe deeper mysteries

    Large Hadron Collider: Pumped-up particle smasher to probe deeper mysteries
    The Large Hadron Collider is getting back in business. After a two-year hiatus, the giant proton-smashing machine that brought you the discovery of the Higgs boson is set to take scientists’ experiments to nearly double its previous energy limit, in...