Last fall, I scraped and cleaned data for the more than 21,000 nominations submitted for Nobel Prizes between 1901 and 1966 — the only years for which data were publicly available. For each nomination, the database contains the names of both the nominator and the nominee, along with such information as their gender, hometown, birth year, death year, and profession.
Some surprising factoids began to jump out at me as I looked over the data. I thought I’d tell the story of one of them for this assignment, .
To see the story, download the zip from www.github.com/aguynamedashley/partnews and open index.html in your browser.