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Nobel Prize Physics

Fantasy Physics: Should Einstein Have Won 7 Nobel Prizes?

A. Douglas Stone | Posted 05.12.2014 | Science
A. Douglas Stone

While Einstein himself barely dwelt on honors, it is an interesting exercise to ask how many Nobel-caliber breakthroughs Einstein made during his productive research career. This analysis has a bit in common with fantasy sports.

Nobel Prize Winner Furloughed Due To Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

In 2012, David Wineland, a physicist with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his "ground-breaking ...

2 Win Nobel Prize For Physics

Posted 10.09.2013 | Science

Francois Englert and Peter W. Higgs won the 2013 Nobel Prize For Physics on Tuesday for their research into the Higgs boson particle, nicknamed the "G...

Blind Ambition

Susan White | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Susan White

When the new prizes are announced this coming week, it will be a cause to celebrate. But it is also an occasion to reflect. In judging the merits of scientific work, we should be blind to the sex of the researcher.

Forecasting the Nobels: Predicting the Science Winners of the World's Most Prestigious Prize

Christopher King | Posted 11.25.2013 | Science
Christopher King

In two weeks, the Nobel Prizes will be announced from Stockholm, conferring science's highest accolade on a very few chosen researchers. In celebration, Thomson Reuters has released its annual list of Citation Laureates.

Naming the Nobels: Predicting the World's Most Prestigious Prizes in Science

David Pendlebury | Posted 11.28.2012 | Science
David Pendlebury

In two weeks, the eyes of the world's research community will be fixed firmly on Stockholm for the announcement of the Nobel Prizes. Thomson Reuters has released its annual list the likely contenders for a Nobel Prize.

Berkeley Physicist Shares 2011 Nobel Prize

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | College

BERKELEY, Calif. — Saul Perlmutter won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday, but it wasn't until the California scientist was awakened by a teleph...

Amazing Discovery Wins Nobel Prize

AP | MALCOLM RITTER and KARL RITTER | Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Three U.S.-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for discovering that the universe is expanding at an accelerating p...

Duo Awarded Physics Nobel Prize For Carbon Breakthrough

AP | MALCOLM RITTER and KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — It is the thinnest and strongest material known to mankind – no thicker than a single atom and 100 times tougher than steel. Co...

Where Are the Chinese Nobel Prize Winners in Science?

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Howard Steven Friedman

No one born in the PRC has won the Chemistry or Physiology/Medicine yet, and all four of the PRC-born winners of the Physics prize received their graduate training and did their prize-winning research outside of China.

Thinnest Material Bags the Thickest Prize

Santhosh Mathew, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Santhosh Mathew, PhD

When the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the Nobel prize in physics for 2010, it wasn't for something like a high- tech lab product or any uncanny theoretical construction.

Charles Kao, Willard Boyle And George Smith: 3 Americans Share 2009 Nobel Prize For Physics

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- The next time you snap a digital photo and post it to Facebook, you can probably thank the three men who won the Nobel Prize in physics Tu...