Nobel Prize

A giant screen displays the image of French economist Jean Tirole during a press conference to announce the 2014 Nobel Economics Prize on October 13, 2014 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Science in Stockholm. He was honoured 'for his analysis of market power and regulation', the Royal Academy of Sciences said in a statement.(Photo/Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)

Frenchman Tirole Wins Nobel Economics Prize

French economist Jean Tirole has won the Nobel prize for economics for research on market power and regulation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2014

The winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry are displayed on a screen during a press conference on October 8, 2014 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Science in Stockholm, Sweden: (L-R) Eric Betzig from the US, Stefan Hell from Germany and William Moerner from the US. The researchers won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for surpassing the limitations of the light microscope. (Credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ann Arbor Native Among 3 Winners Of Nobel Prize For Super-Zoom Microscopes

Two Americans — one an Ann Arbor native — and a German scientist won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for finding ways to make microscopes more powerful than previously thought possible.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2014


Matt’s Favorites: No Tech For Higgs, Crashy iPhone 5S, Robots And Much More

So what’s the brightest and best in the worlds of science and technology at the beginning of a week I plan to end in the western Upper Peninsula on my tech tour, yeehah! Well, here’s what I found on the Series of Tubes…

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2013

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Matt’s Favorites: Google Chromebook Contest (Ahem) And Much More

So what’s the latest, greatest and dominatin’-est among the wonderful STEMs of science, technology, engineering and mathematics as we approach the weekend? Oh, man, you won’t believe some of this…

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2013

Pictures of US scientists Robert Lefkowitz (L) and Brian Kobilka who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry are projected on a screen as Staffan Normark (C), Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, announces the laureates on October 10, 2012 at the Royal Swedish Academy of Science in Stockholm. (credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/GettyImages)

U-M Scientists Assisted Nobel Prize-Winning Researchers

There’s an Ann Arbor connection to this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry, awarded to American researchers Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012


Chrysler Detroit Plant To Host a VIP Visitor

Chrysler’s Jefferson North plant is going to play host to one of the driving forces of the fall of communism in Eastern Europe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2012

Event Notices From March 19

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2012

Nobel Peace Prize Concert - Rehearsals

A Brief History Of The Nobel Prize

In his will, Nobel established that his fortune be used to award people whose contributions to their field benefitted mankind

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2012

Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkul Karman from Yemen. (Getty Images)

Nobel Prize Winner From Yemen Coming To Michigan

University of Michigan says 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkul Karman of Yemen plans to speak on the Ann Arbor campus about the role of women in protests sweeping the Arab world.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2011

2 Americans, 1 British-Cypriot Win Econ Nobel Prize

Americans Peter Diamond and Dale Mortensen and Christopher Pissarides, a British and Cypriot citizen, have won the 2010 Nobel economics prize.