Nelly Sachs won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1966 for poetry that channelled the horrors of the Holocaust.
William Nordhaus, a Yale University professor with Jewish roots, will share the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics.
“What he really loved was people, trying to educate them and help them understand what they were doing in science,” said he wife of 37 years.
At 96, Arthur Ashkin is being honored for his invention of the “optical tweezers.”
For the first time since the interruption of World War II, the prize will not be awarded.
“Maybe if Oz denied his Zionism and his belief in the justice of the existence of Israel, it would be possible.”
The letter objects to “the unlawful detention and wrongful conviction of writers and thinkers.”
Moxness stressed that the nomination is “first and foremost pro-Palestinian, not anti-Israeli.”
Michael Rosbash’s Nobel Prize for discovering the genetic mechanisms of the circadian rhythm was the crowning achievement of a lifetime of research.
In physics, theorists are often praised at the expense of the managers who make their experiments possible. But Barry Barish won a Nobel anyway.