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Comment: Nobel Prize is never awarded posthumously (Score 1) 117

by A. D. D. Roosevelt (#38436240) Attached to: Superannuated Scientists Still Productive
The Nobel Prize is never awarded posthumously and it often takes deacdes for a discovery to achieve wide enough acceptance to be awarded the prize, so it's never going to be awarded to someone who does their prize-winning work late in life and doesn't live long enough for it to be accepted.

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