The actor, who played Christian Grey in the trilogy, was one of the winners at the recent Manatomy Awards – otherwise known as the “naked Oscars”. It seems his sex scenes with co-star Dakota Johnson have given him a rather bizarre new accolade to add to his CV: Best Butt. According to The Sun, his […]
Alfonso Cuarón is now comfortably on course for big Oscars success later this month after his acclaimed film Roma won Best Film at last night’s BAFTAs. Cuarón also scooped Best Director, beating Yorgos Lanthimos, Spike Lee, Bradley Cooper and Paweł Pawlikowski. In Best Film, it defeated BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Green Book and A Star Is […]
Paul Romer and William Nordhaus share the glory
Fighting cancer can be a thankless job, but several scientists who have made significant contributions to the advancement of cancer treatments are getting the recognition they deserve this week after being awarded the Nobel Prize.
Despite Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un being tipped to take the top spot, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to anti-rape campaigns. However, previous winners haven’t always been so ‘noble.’ Before we begin, it’s worth remembering exactly what the prize is intended to represent. According to Alfred Nobel’s will, the Peace Prize should […]
Dr. Denis Mukwege, a gynecologist treating victims of sexual violence in Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by the ISIS, have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
A woman won the Nobel Prize in Physics for the first time in 55 years. The announcement came just a day after a physicist was suspended by CERN for controversial remarks about women. The two events highlight the sexism that endures in physics, but also some positive changes underway.
A trio of laser physicists—Arthur Ashkin, Donna Strickland, and Gérard Mourou—nab the prize for their work on optical tweezers and chirped pulse amplification. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bb3d5b640061e2cf0919822/master/pass/donnastrickland.jpg
This year’s Nobel Prize recipients will be revealed starting Monday with the prize for medicine or physiology.
Enlarge / Pulsars are spinning neutron stars, the relics of massive stars gone supernova. (credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center) When the Nobel Prizes roll around each year, inevitably there is chatter not just about who will win, but about those in the past who should have won, but didn’t, particularly women scientists. Jocelyn Bell […]