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THE NOBEL AWARDS.

THE NOBEL AWARDS. It has been a matter of some unfavorable comment that while nearly all of the European countries, except Italy and Austria, have been represented in the awards of the Nobel prizes, thus far America has been left out. It has been suggested that many of our inventors and investigators who have achieved special eminence have worked largely from practical and money-making motives, and have not been inspired sufficiently by the true scientific spirit. While this is true of a number of our great men, it has no reference whatever to a large number who ought to be mentioned as candidates for the Nobel prizes. The public here is inclined to think more of the practical side, to magnify the work of a Morse, rather than that of a Henry, on which it was based. The names of Edison, Tesla, Bell and others are everywhere familiar, while the names of those http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

THE NOBEL AWARDS.

JAMA , Volume XLIV (3) – Jan 21, 1905

THE NOBEL AWARDS.

Abstract


It has been a matter of some unfavorable comment that while nearly all of the European countries, except Italy and Austria, have been represented in the awards of the Nobel prizes, thus far America has been left out. It has been suggested that many of our inventors and investigators who have achieved special eminence have worked largely from practical and money-making motives, and have not been inspired sufficiently by the true scientific spirit. While this is true of a number of our...
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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1905 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
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0098-7484
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1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1905.02500300055012
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Abstract

It has been a matter of some unfavorable comment that while nearly all of the European countries, except Italy and Austria, have been represented in the awards of the Nobel prizes, thus far America has been left out. It has been suggested that many of our inventors and investigators who have achieved special eminence have worked largely from practical and money-making motives, and have not been inspired sufficiently by the true scientific spirit. While this is true of a number of our great men, it has no reference whatever to a large number who ought to be mentioned as candidates for the Nobel prizes. The public here is inclined to think more of the practical side, to magnify the work of a Morse, rather than that of a Henry, on which it was based. The names of Edison, Tesla, Bell and others are everywhere familiar, while the names of those

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 21, 1905

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