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  1. Nobel laureate shares with students his love of a puzzle

    Posted Apr 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong More than 800 students gathered yesterday to hear Nobel prize-winning mathematician, John Nash Jr, share stories about his early life. Professor Nash, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in economic sciences in 1994 and whose life was dramatised in an Oscar-winning film, A Beautiful Mind, told a hall packed with students at the Polytechnic University yesterday how ...

  2. What's On

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... REVISIT THE NEW WORLD Johan Padan and the Discovery of America is a comedy based on the work of Dario Fo, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1997. Translated and performed by comedian Mario Pirovano, the show takes the audience on a revisionist version of Columbus' voyage to the New World. He will sing and dance in this 90-minute one-man show. The show ...

  3. That Time and Kwaidan

    Posted Dec 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A double bill by the City Contemporary Dance Company. Inspired by a book of the same title by Nobel prize-winning author Samuel Beckett, That Time is a deconstruction of nostalgia performed to music by Astor Piazzolla and Dino Saluzzi. Kwaidan (above) is adapted from the classic Japanese horror movie of the same name (winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 1965 Cannes ...

  4. Dark Matter

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Based on a true story, this drama portrays a Chinese physics graduate Liu Xing (Liu Ye, above) studying in the US. With the Nobel Prize in sight, his ambition leads to tension with his supervising professor, Jacob Reiser (Aidan Quinn). Also starring Meryl Streep. Directed by Chen Shi-zheng. In English with Chinese and English subtitles. Today, 12.45pm, Hong Kong City Hall, Edinburgh ...

  5. Nash the maths genius could have done without fame game

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... - whose work focused on game theory, which analyses the process of decision-making, and for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics in 1994 - has become an international celebrity whose ... Albert Wong Nobel laureate John Nash, whose 'beautiful mind' was the subject of an Oscar-winning Hollywood film of the same name, says he has mixed feelings about the film ...

  6. Breaking the silence

    Posted Jan 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Night (1990), Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow (1992), Borderliners (1993) and The Woman and the Ape (1996) Awards Weekendavisen newspaper's Literature Prize (The History of Danish ... - popularised by Italian Nobel laureate Dario Fo. Hoeg wrote about circus performers in his short stories, Tales of the Night, and in The History of Danish Dreams. Marginal figures recur in his fiction ...

  7. Six degrees

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... named one of the boys Nelson, after Nelson Mandela... When the Nobel Peace Prize winner emerged as South Africa's leader after serving 27 years in jail, the biggest question for many ...

  8. Sorry, Professor Nash, but science needs its rock stars

    Posted Apr 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into a household name. But while he appreciated the Nobel Prize he received for his contributions to economics, he has said he is ambivalent about his status as a pop celebrity. This is understandable, ...

  9. Knowing (dvd)

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Another year, another apocalypse movie - but unlike many of its predecessors, Knowing is a compelling cinematic outing. Nicolas Cage stars as John Koestler, an astrophysicist who is teaching at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Unit ...

  10. Innocent

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Innocent by Scott Turow Pan MacMillan HK$91 If the title of Scott Turow's latest novel sounds familiar, that's because it is. The story returns to the scene of Turow's most famous crime, 1987's Presumed Innocent, made into a ...




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