Two Russian-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics for their work on graphene, a form of carbon just one atom thick, but 100 times stronger than steel. The NewsHour's new science correspondent, Miles O'Brien, has the details.
This year's first Nobel Prize was awarded to Robert Edwards for his work developing the in-vitro fertilization method that led to the birth of the world's first "test-tube baby."…
In an exclusive interview with Jim Lehrer, President Obama says despite Republican opposition and backlash from some members of his own party, he is '95 percent' satisfied with the Senate's health care reform bill set for another vote on Thursday.
As the Copenhagen climate summit comes to an end, Paul Solman speaks to a Nobel Prize winner about how a warming planet affects biodiversity.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks talk to Jim Lehrer about the top stories of the week, including President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech and the shape of the compromise in the Senate on a health care overhaul.
By Larisa Epatko
President Barack Obama accepted the Nobel peace prize Thursday in Norway, saying compared to past recipients "my accomplishments are slight," and acknowledging he leads a nation in the middle of two wars.
Just days after announcing an escalation in Afghanistan, President Obama traveled to Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize. Jim Lehrer speaks with a panel of experts for reactions and perspective on the president's task in Oslo.
In other news, an Afghan official resigned from a commission charged with determining whether fraud occurred in the nation's presidential election, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the world will not be deterred by new missile testing in North…
President Barack Obama woke up Friday to the news that he'd won the Nobel Peace Prize just nine months into his presidency. He wasn't the only one surprised.
The three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics Tuesday all developed new ways of harnessing light for different technological applications that are now used all the time, every day, all over the world.
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