The famous scientist after whom the Nobel prize was named is not only famous for this reason! In fact, he is the inventor of dynamite, which is only one of his numerous patents (355). This is an explosive made of nitroglycerin and diatomite moulded into sticks. This is made of silica, alumina and iron oxide. Find out more about dynamite here.
Nowadays the Nobel prizes are given to scientists who gave a contribution to the field in chemistry, physics, medicine, economics and peace. Among these subjects, maths is missing....Want to know why? Click here!