Posts Tagged ‘Allan Cormack’

Waiting for a Call from Stockholm

Posted on: October 10th, 2014 by admin

You’re kidding! I’ve won a Nobel Prize? It was Thursday morning 11 October 1979 in Winchester, Massachusetts, when Allan Cormack ignored his alarm […]

Growth by Acquisition

Posted on: October 25th, 2013 by admin

Last month Analogic Corporation announced that it had acquired the remaining stake in PocketSonics, a privately held firm based in Charlottesville that was a spin […]

Experiment Eleven and Other Nobel Stories

Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by admin

October is the month when those scientists who aspire to the ultimate recognition are waiting for a telephone call from Stockholm. Early […]

The Power of a Patent

Posted on: December 7th, 2012 by admin

Thomas Jefferson is probably best remembered as the author of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and as the third President of […]

In the Shadow of Table Mountain

Posted on: September 28th, 2012 by admin 10 Comments

Earlier this year, on 6th June, the medical school at the University of Cape Town (UCT) celebrated its centenary. It was an auspicious occasion […]