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First woman Physics Nobel winner in 55 years

First woman Physics Nobel winner in 55 years

Science
The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to a woman for the first time in 55 years.Donna Strickland, from Canada, is only the third woman winner of the award, along with Marie Curie, who won in 1903, and Maria Goeppert-Mayer, who was awarded the prize in 1963.Dr Strickland shares this year's prize with Arthur Ashkin, from the US, and Gerard Mourou, from France.It recognises their discoveries in the field of laser physics.Dr Ashkin developed a laser technique described as optical tweezers, which is used to study biological systems.Drs Mourou and Strickland paved the way for the shortest and most intense laser pulses ever created. They developed a technique called Chirped Pulse Amplification (CPA). It has found uses in laser the...

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next 50 Years

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Most investors don t think five decades into the future because it s such a long time from now But they should The key to finding stocks that are likely to be around in 50 years is to look for strong businesses today That list includes Google parent Alphabet Inc NASDAQ Latest Articles in
Emotional Woods wins for first time in five years as Rose takes $10m Tour jackpot

Emotional Woods wins for first time in five years as Rose takes $10m Tour jackpot

Sports
Tour Championship final-round leaderboard (US unless stated)-11 T Woods; -9 B Horschel; -7 D Johnson; -6 H Matsuyama (Jpn), W Simpson, J Rose (Eng); -5 R Fowler, J Thomas, X Schauffele, R McIlroy (NI)Selected others: -4 T Fleetwood (Eng), P Casey (Eng); -3 T Finau; -1 B DeChambeau; +13 P MickelsonFull leaderboardAn emotional Tiger Woods completed an astonishing comeback to win the season-ending Tour Championship by two shots and record his first win in five years.The 42-year-old's victory in Atlanta was his 80th PGA Tour title - only fellow American Sam Snead has more - but his first since August 2013.Less than a year ago he was 1,199 in the world after spinal fusion surgery - the latest of multiple operations....
More retirees are heading back to college in their golden years. Here's why

More retirees are heading back to college in their golden years. Here's why

Finance
When Barbara Lane and her husband relocated to the Berkshires from New York City, they didn't envision a traditional retirement. "Ed and I have never seen ourselves as they kind of people who will move down to the warm weather and play bridge and tennis for the rest of our lives," Lane said. "That was never going to work for us." Lane sought out local classes for older adults at Berkshire Community College. Her husband, Ed, separately pursued his master's in business administration. Today, Lane not only takes classes at the Osher ...
Vinnie Jones and Gazza Re:United for special talkSPORT show 30 years after that iconic photo – listen to part one

Vinnie Jones and Gazza Re:United for special talkSPORT show 30 years after that iconic photo – listen to part one

Sports
PODCAST The second part of the programme will be played out on Sunday, September 30 at 8pm It has been more than 30 years since Vinnie Jones grabbed Paul Gascoigne’s crown jewels, in the process creating one of the most iconic images in football history. Vinnie and Gazza met again for talkSPORT’s Re:United series, which brings together former and current sporting rivals to discuss their glittering careers and the aftermath. Gazza and Vinnie were reunited in the talkSPORT studios The first of two hour-long episodes aired on Sunday and saw the pair cover their early lives, Wimbledon’s reputation as a hated outfit, and look back upon the infamous ‘grab’ that led to headlines across the w...