The author of super-economy blog has calculated the total number of Science Nobel prize awarded using the data available in WikipediaHe describes his method of calculation in his blog at this web address:
The Table below shows the awards per ten million people in a country
Table Source 2.bp.blogspot.com
The Google visualization api is very powerful to create plots and charts. The resulting code can very easily be converted into an embeddable Google gadgets that can added to any web page on the Internet. The Google gadgets are very useful tool in distributing clean code that can be reused anywhere.
The numbers shown in the table are plotted below show these numbers per 100 million people per country because the Google Data Visualization api for Geomap only accepts whole numbers.
The graph shows an interesting trend in the distribution of Nobel prizes across different countries. Northern European countries show up on the top of this list.