Even the 'Real' Nobel Prizes Are Silly

The Nobel Prizes tend to leave the impression that scientific achievements are lonely accomplishments, when more often than not they are the result of collaborative efforts.
We've got a winner in John O'Keefe. 

Another year, another round of Nobel Prizes. Another opportunity for me to write about how silly the Nobel Prizes are. I'm talking about all of the Nobel Prizes -- not just the "fake" Nobel in economics, or the peace prize that went to Yasser Arafat, but even the natural-science prizes.

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