Alfred Nobel

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Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)

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As you move through the exhibition, you might just bump into Alfred Nobel himself!
In this expansion of his lecture on "More than a century of Nobel Prizes" published in the Journal of the American Philosophical Society, 2002, Norrby (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences), provides biographical background on prize namesake Alfred Nobel and shares his experience being involved in the highly secretive selection process.
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1833: Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes, was born in Stockholm.
It is an extraordinary run of success from the Ballydoyle trainer, who scored last season with Alfred Nobel and who relies upon Samuel Morse tomorrow.
Alfred Nobel (2.45) also pleased in his recent work and the drying ground is a bonus for the colt who had a mixed first season.
At a glittering occasion at the Sheraton Hotel in Sofia on December 11, the Swedish embassy presented--for the 11th consecutive year--scholarships in the spirit of Alfred Nobel to promising Bulgarian students.
Alfred Nobel looked a danger on the outside but he folded and it was left to last week's Leopardstown maiden winner Chabal, trained by Jim Bolger, to fill second.
''These efforts have contributed to a more peaceful world and to 'fraternity between nations' in Alfred Nobel's spirit,'' the committee said in announcing the prize.
This biography, which accompanies an exhibition of the same name, surveys the life of Alfred Nobel (1833-1896) from his childhood to his death, through the perspective of technological and social networks.
Australian import Starspangledbanner was fifth in the same York race on his first start for Aidan O'Brien and is one of two entries for Ballydoyle along with Alfred Nobel.
Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel - who invented dynamite - had left 94 per cent of his total assets for the establishment of five prizes.
Set up by Robert, Ludwig and Alfred Nobel, the company became the most authoritative and valuable oil company worldwide.
He relayed the story of Alfred Nobel, who was startled to read his own obituary when it was mistakenly published in a local newspaper.
Alfred Nobel was many talents rolled in one as he worked as chemist, engineer, inventor and industrialist.