Nobel Prize for Physics

 
Women scientists still 'undervalued' despite twin Nobel wins
Women scientists still 'undervalued' despite twin Nobel wins
With two Nobel prize winners in as many days, women scientists have welcomed the research community "waking up" to the feats of their female peers,...
Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research
Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research
Three scientists on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize, including the first woman to receive the prestigious award in 55 years, for inventing...
Neutron star smashup seen for first time, 'transforms' understanding of Universe
Neutron star smashup seen for first time, 'transforms' understanding of Universe
Scientists have for the first time witnessed the crash of two ultra-dense neutron stars, cataclysmic events now known to have generated at least...
Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize for physics
Low-energy LED wins Nobel prize for physics
An American and two Japanese scientists won the 2014 Nobel prize for physics on Tuesday for inventing a new energy-efficient and environment-friendly light source, leading to the creation of modern LED light bulbs....
Higgs Boson theorists win Nobel physics prize
Higgs Boson theorists win Nobel physics prize
Britain's Peter Higgs Higgs and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize on Tuesday for predicting the existence of the Higgs...
Quantum particle work wins Nobel prize
Quantum particle work wins Nobel prize
This could make it possible to build a new kind of computer far more powerful than any seen before. 
Nobel-winning astronomer thought discovery was an error
Nobel-winning astronomer thought discovery was an error
American astronomer Adam Riess initially thought his Nobel-prize winning discovery that the expansion of the universe is speeding up was a...
Duo wins 2010 physics Nobel for super-thin carbon
Duo wins 2010 physics Nobel for super-thin carbon
Two Russian-born scientists shared the 2010 Nobel Prize for physics for showing how carbon just one atom thick behaved, a discovery with profound...
Two Japanese, American win 2008 physics Nobel
Two Japanese, American win 2008 physics Nobel
Two Japanese scientists and a Tokyo-born American shared the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physics for discoveries in sub-atomic particles, the prize...

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