The Nobel Prizes have been around for more than one hundred years. While science and the arts have changed dramatically in the past century, the Nobel Prizes themselves have seen little change. LosingtheNobelPrize.org seeks to promote change to the Nobel Prize in all areas, so that it may reflect progress in modern science and the arts. Please join us and tap into our shared vision for progressive reform.
Discoverer of pulsars, victim of the Matilda Effect. One of the greatest living scientists and Woman of the Year http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/11941453/Female-physicist-overlooked-for-Nobel-Prize-finally-receives-recognition-as-Woman-of-the-Year.html
A Call for Reformation of the Nobel Prize "Instead of boycott or retirement, modest reforms should take place. One proposal would be to give the first Nobel Prize in physics intentionally awarded posthumously to Vera Rubin for her indisputable discovery of dark matter. Imagine the statement that would make!" https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/its-time-to-rethink-the-nob...
As described by Dr. Keating in the Smithsonian Magazine " Secondly, [the work honored] should be made during the previous year." Looking at most of the recent winners in the sciences, many of them have been recipients of Lifetime Achievement Awards. I recommend that either the goal of the award be changed or the recipients be given the prize for work recently done. Why did it take 9 ye...Read More
By: Donald Coppock
Her work on the x-ray photographs of the double helix structure of DNA helped Watson and Crick get their Nobel Prize in 1962, after her death.Read More
By: William Wofford
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