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Science | Dictionary | Awards and Organizations

Some of the major awards and organizations in the field of physics are explained in this section. Here you will learn about the some of the major awards scientists can earn.

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How do the Ig Nobel Prizes work?

Whether you invented a revolutionary pair of skivvies or a way to turn cow manure into vanilla flavoring, we have an award for you. The Ig Nobels are proving that science isn't all seriousness and superstring theory.


How do you win a Nobel Prize?

How do you win a Nobel Prize?

How do you win a Nobel Prize? Read about what it takes to win a Nobel Prize at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate Smithsonian Institution Quiz

The Ultimate Smithsonian Institution Quiz

The Smithsonian Institution includes several museums, galleries and even a zoo. Take this quiz and learn more about the Smithsonian Institution. See more »

How do the Ig Nobel Prizes work?

How do the Ig Nobel Prizes work?

The Ig Nobel Prizes award far more ignoble accomplishments than the famed Nobel Prizes. Learn how the Ig Nobel Prizes reward funny, legitimate science. See more »

How Freemasons Work

How Freemasons Work

There are several theories where Freemasons came from, from King Solomon to the Knights Templar. Learn here how they actually began. See more »

How does the Nobel Prize work?

How does the Nobel Prize work?

When someone wins the "Nobel Peace Prize" or the "Nobel Prize in Physics", what are they winning and why? Why is it such a big deal to win the Nobel prize? See more »