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Niklas Pollard

Niklas Pollard

    Swedish artist says he didn't aim to provoke Muslims
    Swedish artist says he didn't aim to provoke Muslims
    When Swedish artist Lars Vilks drew the Islamic prophet Muhammad as a dog in 2007, the cartoon – which earned him death threats from radical...
    Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize for physics
    Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize for physics
    An American and two Japanese scientists won the 2014 Nobel prize for physics on Tuesday for inventing a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source, leading to the creation of modern LED light bulbs....
    Nobel prize for discovery of brain's internal GPS
    Nobel prize for discovery of brain's internal GPS
    Anglo-American John O'Keefe and Norwegian couple May-Britt and Edvard Moser have won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday for discovering...
    Oscar winner Malik Bendjelloul's death a suicide
    Oscar winner Malik Bendjelloul's death a suicide
    Swedish film director Malik Bendjelloul, whose documentary ...
    'Searching for Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies
    'Searching for Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies
    Malik Bendjelloul, the director of Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man, died on Tuesday evening in the Stockholm area, police said....
    Quantum particle work wins Nobel prize
    Quantum particle work wins Nobel prize
    This could make it possible to build a new kind of computer far more powerful than any seen before. 
    Duo wins 2010 physics Nobel for super-thin carbon
    Duo wins 2010 physics Nobel for super-thin carbon
    Two Russian-born scientists shared the 2010 Nobel Prize for physics for showing how carbon just one atom thick behaved, a discovery with profound...
    Crisis-hit Iceland's top bank gets help from Sweden
    Crisis-hit Iceland's top bank gets help from Sweden
    Iceland's biggest bank received an emergency loan from Sweden on Wednesday as the country's financial crisis showed no sign of abating.
    Two Japanese, American win 2008 physics Nobel
    Two Japanese, American win 2008 physics Nobel
    Two Japanese scientists and a Tokyo-born American shared the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physics for discoveries in sub-atomic particles, the prize...
    Orhan Pamuk wins 2006 Nobel prize for literature
    Orhan Pamuk wins 2006 Nobel prize for literature
    Orhan Pamuk, Turkey's best-known novelist and incendiary social commentator, won the 2006 Nobel prize for Literature on Thursday.