The Swedish Club Annual Christmas Traditions

Please join us in celebrating The Swedish Club Annual Christmas Traditions featuring Lucia and her Procession on Saturday December 15, 2018 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman St, Houston (same venue as last year!) Church parking is limited and street parking is metered until 6 p.m (the meter fee can be paid with cash or credit card);  but we are allowed […]

Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

  The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics” with one half to Donna Strickland and Gérard Mourou “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses” and the other half jointly to Arthur Ashkin “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems”.  

Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Announcement

The Nobel committee, announcing the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in Stockholm, said that it was honoring Professor Thaler for his pioneering work in establishing that people are predictably irrational. The committee credited Professor Thaler for moving economics toward a more realistic understanding of human behavior. “In order to do good economics, you have to keep in […]