11 JUN 2012 by ideonexus

 The Nobel Prizes

The capital ... shall form a fund, the interest of which shall be distributed annually as prizes to those persons who shall have rendered humanity the best services during the past year. ... One-fifth to the person having made the most important discovery or invention in the science of physics, one-fifth to the person who has made the most eminent discovery or improvement in chemistry, one-fifth to the one having made the most important discovery with regard to physiology or medicine, one-fif...
Folksonomies: nobel prize
Folksonomies: nobel prize
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As described by Alfred Bernhard Nobel in his will.