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Vol 7, No 2 (2011)

Table of Contents

Commemoration of the Centenary of the Sciences Section, 1911–2011 PDF
Francesc Gonzàlez i Sastre, David Serrat 97-100

The Nobel Prizes of 2009

Telomeres, the beginning(s) of the end. On the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider, and Jack W. Szostak PDF
Laura Tusell 101-107
Transmission of light by fibers for optical communication. On the Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Charles Kuen Kao, Willard S. Boyle, and George E. Smith (I) PDF
Santiago Vallmitjana 109-115
The CCD sensor: A semiconductor circuit for capturing images. On the Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Charles Kuen Kao, Willard S. Boyle, and George E. Smith (II) PDF
Atilà Herms 117-124
The race to resolve the atomic structures of the ribosome. On the Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz, and Ada E. Yonath PDF
Bárbara M. Calisto, Ignacio Fita 125-130
Writing with the eyes. On the Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Herta Müller PDF
Marisa Siguan 131-139
Companies, markets, and management of common property. On the Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Elinor Ostrom and Oliver E. Williamson PDF
F. Xavier Mena 141-147

The Nobel Prizes of 2010

Changing the perception of our own nature. On the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Robert G. Edwards PDF
Josep Santaló 149-154
The role of autobiography, biography, and history in the works of Mario Vargas Llosa. On the Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Mario Vargas Llosa PDF
Joaquim Marco 155-161
Unemployment and other challenges. On the Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Peter A. Diamond, Dale T. Mortensen and Christopher A. Pissarides PDF
Joan Tugores Ques 163-170

Focus

Piedmont and Catalonia: the unification of Italy and Spain. Some comparative remarks PDF
Salvador Giner 171-173

Forum

The history of Scientia Marina PDF
Jordi Lleonart, M. Pilar Olivar 175-183
Science and technology in the 20th century as seen through the journal Ibérica (1914–2003) PDF
Pascual Bolufer 185-190
Science on the Balearic Islands. A collection on the past that looks toward the future PDF
Joan March Noguera 191-194

Historical Corner

The Foundation of the Sciences Section of the Institute for Catalan Studies (1911) and its early years PDF
Antoni Roca-Rosell, Josep M. Camarasa 195-203

Biography and Bibliography

Professor IGNASI PONSETI I VIVES (1914–2009) PDF
Frances Luttikhuizen 205-214


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