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Riding Einstein’s Wave

Researching how space-time behaves/ Secured what a scientist craves,/ The big physics prize,/ For three U.S. guys/ Who found gravitational waves./// https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/oct/03/nobel-prize-physics-discovery-gravitational-waves-ligo Researching how space-time behavesSecured what a scientist craves,The big physics prize,For three U.S. guysWho found gravitational waves — … Continue reading

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Ignoble Laureate

The laureate Aung San Suu Kyi/ Who wanted Myanmar to be free/ Now watches in silence/ As state-sponsored violence/ Compels the Rohingya to flee./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/08/desmond-tutu-condemns-aung-san-suu-kyi-price-of-your-silence-is-too-steep The laureate Aung San Suu KyiWho wanted Myanmar to be freeNow watches in silenceAs state-approved … Continue reading

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How Many Words Must a Man Write Down?

Lit critics may see something strange in/ A Nobel award so wide-rangin’/ The panel bestow it/ On Dylan the poet/ But the times they are a-changin’./// https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/oct/13/bob-dylan-wins-2016-nobel-prize-in-literature Lit critics may see something strange inA Nobel award so wide-ranginThe panel bestow … Continue reading

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Holy FARC

Colombia’s boss Juan Manuel/ Received the prestigious Nobel/ For talking to FARC,/ Who got in a nark/ Cos they didn’t get one as well./// http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/10/nobel-peace-prize-2016-colombia-santos-named-winner-161007050458104.html Colombia's boss Juan ManuelReceived the prestigious NobelFor talking to FARC,Who got in a narkCos they … Continue reading

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The Genuine Particle

There once were two physicist guys/ Whose boson of very small size/ Was proven by CERN,/ Sufficient to earn/ These fellows a joint Nobel prize.///  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24436781 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/387636366231613440

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Prize Surprise

The 2012 Nobel Peace Prize/ Has gone, amid general surprise/ To a body in Brussels/ That stops Euro-tussles/ Being wars in which everyone dies. /// http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/12/european-union-nobel-peace-prize?intcmp=239

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Foresight Saga

The #Nobel economy prize/Was awarded to 2 US guys/They may be quite smart/But when things fall apart/Seems economists share our surprise. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/10/10/bloomberg_articlesLSUS3D0UQVI9.DTL

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