|Nobel Prize for teh win!
||[Oct. 11th, 2006|11:42 am]
For those of you playing the home version of the game, of the 6 nobel prizes to be awarded this year, four of them have been announced (chemistry, medicine, economics, and physics), and all four have gone to scientists and researchers from our very own USA. I'm pulling for a full sweep. That'd be pretty neat. We might be able to swing the Literatureure prize, but I'm not so sure that we're likely to get awarded the Peace prize. It'd be awfully strange to give us that given our current state of peace (although often, these prizes are given not for recent work, but for past work which has shown itself worthy). So, our grade school systems may be flunking the math and science tests, but our advanced programs seem to be holding their own.
Oh, and for those playing the advanced version, please note that our recent winner in Chemistry follows his father's footsteps. Dad won 47 years ago for medicine. And for those on the hard difficulty level, he is the *7th* such person to land the honor of a second generation of nobel laureate (No thirds yet). That's a fairly high number. Make of it what you will.
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