Today, John L. Hall and Roy J. Glauber of the United States and Theodor W. Haensch of Germany received the Nobel Prize in physics, joining Barry J. Marshall and Robin Warren, who were awarded this year's Nobel Prize in medicine yesterday. Other winners in chemistry, peace, economics, and literature will be announced early this month. Recipients of the much-coveted prize receive a diploma, a medal, and 10 million Swedish kroner (approximately $1,285,000). Slatehonors the august body of individuals who have been awarded this prestigious honor with a photo contest of past winners.
The person who submits the first randomly drawn entry that correctly identifies the 16 individuals featured here will be the lucky recipient of a Slate hat and a signed copy of The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank, by Slate Deputy Editor David Plotz. Entries should be e-mailed to email@example.com. Click
TODAY IN SLATE
Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney
Or at least trade it for something.
- Texas Lab Worker on Cruise Tests Negative for Ebola as Dallas Hospital Apologizes
- Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up College Pumpkin Festival Turned Violent
- Racist Rancher Cliven Bundy Challenges Eric Holder in Bizarre Campaign Ad
- Supreme Court Allows Texas Law That Accepts Handgun Permits but not College IDs to Vote
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.