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Albert Einstein won the Nobel Prize in Physics.
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Which university has produced the most Nobel laureates?

New analysis revealed the universities with the most Nobel Prize winners this century, and Stanford University in California tops the list. Thirty-one faculty have won the Nobel Prize since the university's founding, and 21 Nobel laureates are members of the Stanford community.

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Logos for four universities. Which one has won more Nobel Prizes?
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Which of these universities ranks in the top 10 for producing Nobel laureates?

The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology tied for 8th place with MIT. The Technion and Germany's Max Planck Society are the only two non-American universities to crack the top 10 list.

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Marie Curie was a physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.
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How many Nobel Prizes did the Curie family win?

The Curie family is a Nobel Prize juggernaut, winning five: Pierre and Marie for Physics; Marie for Chemistry; daughter Irene and her husband Frédéric Joliot-Curie for Chemistry; and Henry Labouisse, who was married to Pierre and Marie's daughter Eve, accepted on behalf of UNICEF in 1965.

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The Hebrew University in Jerusalem has announced plans to build the first museum dedicated to Albert Einstein.
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In what year did Albert Einstein win the Nobel Prize?

Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics in 1921. His work will be a topic of discussion at World Science Conference in Israel where Einstein's archives are kept at Hebrew University. The university is building a museum and producing an IMAX movie in honor of Einstein.

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Only one of these people won the Nobel Prize. Can you guess which one?
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Which one of these people won the Nobel Prize?

The Missouri-bred T.S. Eliot was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948 "for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry."

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Alfred Nobel was the inventor of dynamite and the founder of the Nobel Prize.
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In what year was the first Nobel Prize awarded?

Alfred Nobel died on December 10, 1896, giving the largest share of his fortune to establish the Nobel Prizes. The formal awards ceremony is held in Stockholm each year on the anniversary of his death. The first awards show took place on December 10, 1901.

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Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai attends the Oslo Summit on Education for Development at Oslo Plaza in Oslo, Norway, on July, 7, 2015.
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Malala Yousafzai was the youngest person to ever receive the Nobel Prize. How old was she when she won?

She was 17 when she won. She has written a bestselling memoir, and Time magazine featured her as one of "The 100 Most Influential People in the World." Earlier this year, the human rights activist had an asteroid named in her honor.

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British author Doris Lessing (L) shows her prize insignia of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature at the Wallace Collection in London 30 January 2008.
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How old was the oldest Nobel Prize recipient?

In 2007, two winners had a combined age of 177. At 90, Russian professor Leonid Hurwicz, a winner in Economics, is the oldest person to ever win. At 87, British writer Doris Lessing, awarded in the Literature category, is the oldest woman to receive the prize.

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Albert Einstein
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Nobel Prize winner Albert Einstein inspired the invention of...

Einstein's theory of relativity plays a key role in the science behind GPS. So the physicist is to thank for that voice in your car's dashboard.

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Albert Einstein won the Nobel Prize in Physics.
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