Learning from a Nobel Prize Laureate

May 01, 2019

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Joachim Frank, the 2017 Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry. The Nobel Prize, the most prestigious in life sciences, is awarded annually to individuals who have made the most notable contributions to the fields of chemistry, physics,...

In Conversation with Nobel Laureate Frances Arnold

November 26, 2018

In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Frances Arnold, the 2018 Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry. The Nobel Prize is arguably the most prestigious award a scientist can win. Established in memory of the late Swedish chemist, engineer and philanthropist Alfred Nobel in 1895,...

Obama Earns His Nobel Prize on Syria

May 22, 2013

Syria is not Iraq. Outside Washington, the US seems strongly opposed to deep involvement in the Syrian conflict. Obama's caution is on the mark, argues Jeffrey Laurenti. As pressures mount in Washington for a more aggressive American involvement on behalf of at least some rebel groups in...

Visca Catalunya?

November 20, 2012

As economic grievances towards the central government grow among Catalans, what would the secession of this wealthy region mean for Spain and the EU? On 11 September, 2012 the world’s attention, rightly so, was fixated on the assault and subsequent death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens...