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Author: Deborah D. Stine
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: prizes, inducement, innovation, funded, federally
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 143791991X
ISBN-13: 9781437919912

Contents: (1) What are the Different Kinds of Prizes?; (2) What is the Status of Federally-Funded Innovation Inducement Prizes?: DoD Wearable Power Prize; DARPA Grand Challenges; DoE Grand Challenges; Progressive Auto. X PRIZE; Amer. Le Mans Series Green Challenge Race; NASA Centennial Challenges: Astronaut Glove Challenge; General Aviation Technology; Lunar Regolith Excavation Challenge; Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge; Power Beaming and Tether; Lunar Oxygen Production or MoonROx; NASA Assessment of Program; Future Competitions; Biomed. Advanced R&D Authority Project BioShield; (3) Wh

Author: Margaretha Talerman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nobel, catalogue, exhibition, century, celebrating, prizes
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2007-08-01
ISBN-10: 1422365581
ISBN-13: 9781422365588

Catalogue of an Exhibition at the American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia, Oct. 2001. This exhibition explains who Alfred Nobel was, why he established the prizes that bear his name, & what he hoped to accomplish with them. There are six prizes in all. Five recognize people who have made great contributions in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine or physiology, literature, & economics. The sixth prize, the Peace Prize, is given to people or institutions that have furthered the cause of peace in the world. Contents: Introduction; żAlfred Nobel -- A Brief Life,ż by Margaretha Ta

Author: Carolyn Wilman
Publisher: Contest Queen
Keywords: don, win
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 1419613286
ISBN-13: 9781419613289

Would you like a pocket full of mad money? Would you like to cruise around town in a brand new set of wheels? Would you like to bask in the tropical sun? These are just some of the prizes available to be won in contests and sweepstakes in Canada today. In You Can't Win If You Don't Enter, learn how to take advantage of the different ways to win cash and prizes everyday! Learn the modern methods and technologies of entering and winning. Topics include: Promotion Types Rules and Regulations - and what to look for 5 Ways To Enter - including Entering Online Tools of the Trade - entering online fa

Author: Benoît Delbecq
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Keywords: innovation, contest, new, design, african, agriculture, prizes, technology, prize, rewards, history, typology, accelerating
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2008

Author: István Hargittai
Publisher: Chemical Heritage Foundation
Keywords: science, scientists, prizes, nobel, stockholm, road
Number of Pages: 342
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 019850912X
ISBN-13: 9780198509127

The Nobel Prizes enjoy enormous prestige throughout the world. Every year, science is propelled into the limelight, and in October, when the prizes are announced, and December, when they are awarded at a ceremony in Stockholm, a chosen few scientists acquire celebrity status and their sciencereceives wide coverage in the news media. First awarded in 1901, the Nobel Prize remains the only science prize widely recognized by the general public.What sort of scientists become Nobel laureates? How are they chosen? Are there features common to them, and to their prize-winning research? These sorts of

Author: Alan McCulloch
Publisher: McCulloch & McCulloch
Keywords: art, australian, encyclopedia, mcculloch
Number of Pages: 12
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 052285317X
ISBN-13: 9780522853179

McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art has been the 'bible' of Australian art for almost forty years. Now completely revised and updated, the NEW McCulloch's includes more than 8000 entries on Australian artists, art movements, groups, prizes, awards, exhibitions and galleries; an extensive section on Australia's Aboriginal art with detailed information on artists, community arts centres and regions; and more than 1500 new entries on contemporary artists and art styles. Lavishly illustrated, this book documents and analyses Australian and Aboriginal art from the famous to the obscure, the

Author: Azeem Ahmad Khan
Publisher: General Press
Keywords: new, revised, knowledge, general, encyclopedia, student
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2007-03-01
ISBN-10: 8190276646
ISBN-13: 9788190276641

NEW REVISED EDITION 2010 THE BEST GIFT THAT YOU CAN GIVE TO A CHILD This encyclopedia is the best source of information and reference in a single volume, particularly for students of classes III to VIII. It provides the best of GK to its readers. Every piece of information is authentic - culled together from several areas of knowledge ranging from encyclopedias, fact books, year books, official government releases, internet and other reliable sources - and verified for accuracy.Salient Features:* The best reference book for students, teachers and parents* Includes the most up-to-date facts & f
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