The Nobel Prizes in physiology or medicine, physics, chemistry, and economics were recently announced. You are invited to describe in 1000-1500 words, the scientific concepts behind the work for which one of the 2010 Nobel winners received their respective prize and the present and future significance of the research to humanity. The outlines must make the science accessible to the lay person.
The essays will be read and judged by a distinguished CUNY faculty committee. Three prizes will be awarded in each category (physiology or medicine, physics, chemistry, and economics) and one additional prize will be awarded to the best essay submitted.
Essays should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format and submitted by email with subject heading “CUNY Nobel Science Challenge” to:
Amount: $3,000 (Grand Prize)
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