We looked inside some of the tweets by @NobelPrize and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
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47. in category Event
Remembering John Cockcroft, born #OnThisDay in 1897, who together with Ernest Walton split the lithium atom with a proton beam. They shared the 1951 #NobelPrize in Physics for their pioneering work on transmutation of atomic nuclei. Read more on Cockcroft: https://t.co/SFkjLcqpIt https://t.co/kqyegA9eNV
As a young scientist Ada Yonath took on a challenge that others considered hopeless - mapping the structure of the ribosome - and persevered until she succeeded. Her work has led to new antibiotics and a better understanding of antibiotic resistance. https://t.co/ZxJimkqfJx
The man behind the 'Zeeman effect': Pieter Zeeman, born #OTD 1865, awarded the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics for his research into the influence of magnetism upon radiation phenomena. Photo: Albert Einstein and Paul Ehrenfest visiting Zeeman at his laboratory in Amsterdam, 1920s. https://t.co/RkdJULQhzB
"I was affected in this way for a very long period of time, like 25 years, so it was quite a portion of a life's history." On #WorldSchizophreniaDay we remember Nobel Laureate John Nash, “a mathematical genius”, awarded the Prize in Economic Sciences for his work on game theory. https://t.co/3I9ZAdSy7O