Nobel Prize

The Bob Newhart peace plan.

Kevin Williamson
Sept. 20 2018 12:01AM

The empty chair that spooked a superpower.

Simon Leys
July 17 2017 12:01AM

A report from the future: in a ceremony last night, the 2015 prize was awarded to Barack Obama, John Kerry, Mohammed Zarif, and Hassan Rouhani. (Or was it?)

Oct. 8 2015 12:01AM

The pontificating author who hid his Nazi past is dead.

New York Sun
April 14 2015 12:01AM

Is the 2014 Nobel Prize-winner’s work really driven by the legacy of the Holocaust in France? Or is it more personal?

Dec. 17 2014 12:01AM

Patrick Modiano, recently awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, has made French Jewry, and the Holocaust, the main subjects of his four-decade literary career. Much. . .

Clémence Boulouque
Oct. 22 2014 12:01AM

Why the disproportionate number of Jews with Nobel prizes? The latest answer—genetic adaptation—is insufficient, and no one has identified how it works.   

July 18 2014 12:01AM

The award of Nobel prizes to two Israeli scientists living in the U.S. has ignited talk of a brain drain from Israel. There is a. . .

Gali Weinreb
Oct. 11 2013 12:00AM