Thomas Sowell
Businesses have done more to reduce poverty than all intellectuals combined. The only thing that will reduce poverty is wealth,and the people who create the wealth, reduce the poverty.
Trump Meets With Al Gore ON Climate Change
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Tiny Machines Win Chemistry Nobel Prize
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for developing the world's smallest machines.
The Legend of Question Six
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Thomas Sowell
Businesses have done more to reduce poverty than all intellectuals combined. The only thing that will reduce poverty is wealth,and the people who create the wealth, reduce the poverty.
Vladimir Chernov
Vladimir Nikolaïevitch Chernov (born September 22, 1953) is a Russian baritone, particularly associated with the Russian and Italian opera repertories.
Vladimir Chernov was born in a small village...
Tiny Machines Win Chemistry Nobel Prize
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for developing the world's smallest machines.
Keith Donnellan
Keith Donnellan (1931-2015) was a contemporary philosopher and Professor Emeritus of the UCLA department of Philosophy. He spent most of his career at UCLA and, before that, at Cornell, where he earne...
Ben Zimmer
Benjamin Zimmer (born 1971) is an American linguist, lexicographer, and language commentator. He is the executive producer of the Visual Thesaurus and Vocabulary.com, and is a language columnist for T...
James L. Gelvin
James L. Gelvin (born February 12, 1951) is an American scholar of Middle Eastern history. He has been a faculty member in the department of history at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)...
John R. Steel
John Robert Steel (born October 30, 1948) is an American set theorist at University of California, Berkeley (formerly at UCLA). He has made many contributions to the theory of inner models and determ...
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Raymond Redheffer
Raymond Moos Redheffer (April 17, 1921 – May 13, 2005) was an American mathematician. Some say that he was the creator of one of the first electronic games known, the knowledge game called Nim.He ear...
Ismail Poonawala
Ismail Kurban Husein Poonawala (born January 7, 1937) is a professor of Arabic at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC) of over 30 ...
Alfonso Ortiz
Alfonso Alex Ortiz (April 30, 1939 San Juan, New Mexico - January 26, 1997) was a Native American cultural anthropologist.
He graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1961, and from the Univ...
Howard Swearer
Howard Robert Swearer (March 13, 1932 – October 19, 1991) was a U.S. educator. He served as the sixth president of Carleton College, serving from 1970–1977, and the 15th president of Brown University ...
Geshe Gyeltsen
Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen (1923 – February 13, 2009) was a Tibetan lama and human rights activist living in the United States. Gyeltsen had been described as "one of the last living Tibetan Buddhis...
Sergio Ferrara
Sergio Ferrara (born May 2, 1945) is an Italian physicist working on theoretical physics of elementary particles and mathematical physics. He is renowned for the discovery of theories introducing supe...
Jan de Leeuw
Jan de Leeuw (born December 19, 1945) is a Dutch statistician, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Founding Chair of the Department of Statistics, University of California, Los Ange...
Aditi Lahiri
Aditi Lahiri (born 14 July 1952) is an India born German linguist at the University of Oxford. She received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize in 2000.
She was educated at the Bethune College, an...
Chih-Ming Ho
Dr. Chih-Ming Ho (Chinese: 何志明(; Pinyin: Hé Zhìmíng) holds the Ben Rich-Lockheed Martin Chair Professor at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. He was the Director of the C...
Jeffrey Jackson Bell
Jeffrey Jackson Bell is an American writer/producer best known for his work on television. He began his career writing for The X-Files, where he stayed for three seasons, then became a writer/directo...
Jared Diamond
Jared Mason Diamond (born September 10, 1937) is an American scientist and author best known for his popular science books The Third Chimpanzee (1991), Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997, awarded a Pulitzer...
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Jack Hirshleifer
Jack Hirshleifer (August 26, 1925 – July 26, 2005) was an American economist and long-time professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.He received a B.S. from Harvard University in 1945 and...
Laura E. Gómez
Laura E. Gómez (born 1964, Roswell, New Mexico) is the president of the Law and Society Association and a Professor of Law and American Studies at the University of New Mexico. Her educational backgro...
Patrick Soon-Shiong
Patrick Soon-Shiong (Chinese: 陈颂雄.Chan Soon-Shiong黄馨祥; pinyin: Huáng Xīnxiáng, [xu̯ɑ̌ŋ ɕín ɕi̯ɑ̌ŋ]; born July 29, 1952) is a South African-born American surgeon, medical researcher, businessma...
Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw
Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw (born 1959) is a prominent figure in Critical Race Theory and a professor at UCLA School of Law and Columbia Law School specializing in race and gender issues.
She was b...
Jennifer Steinkamp
Jennifer Steinkamp (born 1958) is an American installation artist who works with video and new media in order to explore ideas about architectural space, motion, and perception.Born in Denver, Colorad...
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