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Enrico Fermi, born #OTD  in 1901, was awarded the #NobelPrize  in Physics in 1938. He was awarded the prize for using neutron irradiation to demonstrate the existence of new radioactive elements, and for his related discovery of nuclear reactions brought about by slow neutrons.

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He also developed methods for identifying specific signals, fingerprints, that both natural phenomena and human activities imprint in the climate. His methods have been used to prove that the increased temperature in the atmosphere is due to human emissions of carbon dioxide.

Hasselmann shared the 2021 physics prize with Manabe and Giorgio Parisi. Read more about the 2021 physics prize here:

Next week we start announcing this year's Nobel Prizes. We hope you're as excited as we are! #NobelPrize 

We're counting down the days until the 2022 #NobelPrize  in Literature is announced! Join the excitement as we break the news at and right here : @NobelPrize 

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As we approach the Nobel Prize announcements, watch Nobel Peace Prize laureate 2014 Kailash Satyarthi talk about taking the first step to becoming a leader. Satyarthi was awarded the peace prize jointly with Malala Yousafzai for their struggle against the suppression of children.

It was thought that stress was the cause of gastric ulcers. But laureate Barry Marshall, suspected they were caused by a bacterium, Helicobacter pylori. When Marshall's theory was met with resistance he decided to experiment on himself, ultimately proving his theory correct.

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BREAKING NEWS: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace. #NobelPrize  #NobelPeacePrize 

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BREAKING NEWS: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2021 #NobelPrize  in Physics to Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi “for groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems.”

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2020 #NobelPrize  in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice “for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus.”

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BREAKING 2016 #NobelPrize  in Literature to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great Am…

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BREAKING NEWS: The 2020 #NobelPrize  in Chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna “for the development of a method for genome editing.”

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