Female Nobel winner a long time coming, and a drop in the ocean

Female Nobel winner a long time coming, and a drop in the oceanWhen Canadian scientist Donna Strickland got the early morning call informing her she just won the Nobel Physics Prize, she could barely hide her amazement. Not just that she had clinched one of science’s most prestigious honours — her pioneering work on laser pulses had earned her renown among the physics community — but also that she was one of only three women to win the award in its more than 100-year history. “Is that all, really?!” she asked the audience assembled in the ornate, wood-panelled hall at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday morning.


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Japanese, Haitian, and now a Grand Slam winner: Naomi Osaka's historic journey to the US Open

  1. Japanese, Haitian, and now a Grand Slam winner: Naomi Osaka’s historic journey to the US Open  Washington Post
  2. Serena Williams fined $17000 for US Open final remarks, but it could prompt tennis to change its ways  CNBC
  3. Women’s Tennis Association calls for equal treatment of players and allowing on-court coaching  The Boston Globe
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Miss America 2019: Miss New York Nia Franklin is crowned the winner

  1. Miss America 2019: Miss New York Nia Franklin is crowned the winner  USA TODAY
  2. Nia Imani Franklin, Miss New York, Is the Winner of Miss America 2019  New York Times
  3. Miss America 2019: Indiana wins talent (with Frank Sinatra) after being told her size would hold her back  NJ.com
  4. Swimsuits are gone from Miss America, but the relationship was always complicated  Washington Post
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