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Turk posted a topic in General NewsJanuary 29, 2014 11:31 Edward Snowden has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by two Norwegian lawmakers, who say the NSA whistleblower contributed to transparency and global stability by revealing the depth and sophistication of the global surveillance apparatus. Snorre Valen and Baard Vegar Solhjell, parliamentarians from Norways Socialist Left Party, announced the nomination on Facebook on Wednesday. Noting that peace is more than simply the absence of war, the MPs said that Snowden had contributed to global security by revealing the nature and technological prowess of modern surv
Tweety.Abd posted a topic in General NewsTwo scientists who predicted how particles gain mass shared the prestigious award, now that Large Hadron Collider experiments have confirmed the theory Peter Higgs and Francois Englert waited 48 years for their theory to be proven by experiment, and then a year more for the ultimate scientific seal of approval: the Nobel Prize. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced this morning that this year’s physics award will go to the two scientists, who in 1964 predicted the existence of a tiny, essential particle called the Higgs boson long before the technology to detect it existed. The theo