An Empirical Study of the per Capita Yield of Science Nobel Prizes: Is the US Era Coming to an End?
For the USA, the entire history of science Noble prizes is described on a per capita basis to an astonishing accuracy by a single large productivity boost decaying at a continuously accelerating rate since its peak in 1972.
Nominate for the Royal Society's Medals and Awards
The majority of nominations for the Royal Society's medals and awards can be made using the online nomination system. All guidance include how to complete the nomination form can be read on the guidance notes which include full information about all the awards.
The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives awards a fellowship each year either to an unconventional technology expert early in his/her career, or a scholar or activist working at the intersection of humanities, social sciences and technology studies or technological solutions.
U.S. Trio Win Nobel for Finding Einstein's Gravitational Waves
Three U.S. scientists won the 2017 Nobel prize for physics on Tuesday for opening up a new era of astronomy by detecting gravitational waves, ripples in space and time foreseen by Albert Einstein a century ago.