Nobel update

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an update as to the use of dynamite - how that developed and also as to how the Nobel Prize developed.

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  • Alfred Nobel 1833 - 1896 Born in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Nobel update

    1. 1. Alfred Nobel (1833 – 1896) Update
    2. 2. 1888 A French newspaper writes that Alfred Nobel has died. Nobel does not want to be remembered as being a man who spent his life making bombs and exploding things. He writes his will in 1895.
    3. 3. 1864 Dynamite http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://www.rhymer.net/New%2520Folder/dynamite.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.rhymer.net/New%2520Folder/dynamite.htm&h=387&w=500&sz=35&hl=en&start=11&tbnid=Dff0pFHF9CdfsM:&tbnh=101&tbnw=130&prev=/images%3Fq%3Ddynamite%26ndsp%3D21%26svnum%3D10%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN
    4. 4. <ul><li>Joseph Wilbrand invents TNT </li></ul><ul><li>but it is hard to make it explode. </li></ul>The good thing is that is can be melted with steam or hot water………………. http://www.cambodiahotels.biz/travelguide/museum/Landmine4.jpg www.navweaps.com/Weapons/Gun_Data_p2.htm 1961-1975
    5. 5. www.nato.int/multi/photos/2001/m011015a.htm Albania 2001
    6. 6. ANFO Ammonium nitrate and fuel oil. The “fertiliser bomb.” http://portland.indymedia.org/icon/2006/04/338039.jpg
    7. 7. C-4 Plastic explosive http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C-4_(explosive)
    8. 8. The Nobel Prize http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/articles/curie/images/c_marie1.jpg <ul><li>Shares with her husband, Pierre, </li></ul><ul><li>PHYSICS </li></ul>1911 Nobel Prize for Chemistry Her daughter and son-in-law were awarded The Nobel prize for Chemistry in 1935. She died in 1934.
    9. 9. There have been 768 Prizes awarded so far… Wangari Maathai 2004 Mother Teresa 1979 Linus Pauling 1954 - Chemistry 1962 - Peace Bishop Mpila Tutu 1984 Tenzin Gyatso , the 14th Dalai Lama (Tibet) 1989 Kim Dae-Jung 2000 Nelson Mandela 1993
    10. 10. Physics: J ohn C. Mather and George F. Smoot &quot;for their discovery of the blackbody form and anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation&quot;   Chemistry: R oger D. Kornberg &quot;for his studies of the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription&quot;   Ph ysiology or Medicine: Andrew Z. Fire and Craig C. Mello &quot;for their discovery of RNA interference - gene silencing by double-stranded RNA&quot;   Orhan Pamuk &quot;who in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures&quot;   Peace: Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank &quot;for their efforts to create economic and social development from below&quot;   Prize in Economics: Edmund S. Phelps &quot;for his analysis of intertemporal tradeoffs in macroeconomic policy&quot; 2006

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