Science: Nobel Dinner

When a dinner at Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria on Dec. 10 replaced the annual Stockholm award of the Nobel prizes (discontinued since 1939), it was found that 28 laureates now live in the U.S., counting eleven who have recently arrived, most of them to escape Hitler. Eleven attended the dinner.

Germany, claiming racial superiority, likes to point to her wide lead in the number of Nobel awards:

Germany 40½

Britain 24½

France 21½

U.S 20

Sweden 11½

Switzerland 8½

Denmark 5½

Austria 5½

Belgium 5½

Italy 5½

Netherlands 5

But on the basis of population, Germany falls far down the list—as...

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