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
"I had a lengthy and very productive session with the President-elect," Gore said, according to the pool report. "It was a sincere search for areas of common ground. I had a meeting beforehand with Iv...
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
Simon Pampena discusses the famous Question 6 from the 1988 International Mathematical Olympiad
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.
Michael E. Phelps
Michael Edward Phelps (born August 24, 1939) is a professor and an American biophysicist. He is known for being one of the fathers of positron emission tomography (PET). Phelps was born in 1939 in Cl...
Tiny Machines Win Chemistry Nobel Prize
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for developing the world's smallest machines.
Eric Becklin
Eric E. Becklin (born April 6, 1940) is an American astrophysicist, best known for his pioneering study of infra-red sources at the center of our galaxy.Becklin received his Ph.D. in physics from the ...
Joyce Appleby
Joyce Oldham Appleby (born April 9, 1929) is an American historian. She is Professor Emerita of History at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She served as president of the Organization of ...
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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Louis J. Lanzerotti
Louis John Lanzerotti (born April 16, 1938) is a research Professor of physics in the Center for Solar-Terrestrial Research at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, New Jersey.
Lan...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Philip Eisner
Philip Eisner is an American screenwriter best known for writing the screenplay for the 1997 science fiction/horror film Event Horizon, which was produced by Paramount and helmed by director Paul W.S....
Robert Somol
Robert E. Somol Jr. is an architectural theorist currently serving as the Director of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
He holds an A.B. from Brown University (1...
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...
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 ...
Paul D. Boyer
Paul Delos Boyer (born July 31, 1918) is an American biochemist, analytical chemist, and a professor of chemistry at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) . He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Che...
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...