Back to School (again)

It’s that time again…can you believe it? Where did the summer go? Now it’s time for alarm clocks and new school supplies and, don’t forget, HOMEWORK. But here’s a list that may make it a little easier to face the back-to-school facts.

9 Nobel Prizewinners Who Didn’t Exactly Enjoy School
Winston Churchill, winner of the 1953 Nobel Prize in literature

Albert Einstein, co-winner of the 1921 Nobel Prize in physics

Richard Feynman, co-winner of the 1956 Nobel Prize in physics

Arno Penzias, co-winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize in physics
Bertrand Russell, winner of the 1950 Nobel Prize in literature
Andrei Sakharov, winner of the 1975 Nobel Prize for world peace
George Bernard Shaw, winner of the 1925 Nobel Prize in literature
Rabindranath Tagore, winner of the 1913 Nobel Prize in literature
Sigrid Undest, winner of the 1928 Nobel Prize in literature

How much do you know about the Nobel Prize? How much do you know about the winners? To find out more about them, check out the Biography section on the first mezzanine at the Library. Or better yet, read one of his or her works.

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