Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

By Alison Verbeck on October 2, 2018

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 was awarded on October 2 “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics” with one half to Arthur Ashkin, Bell Laboratories, “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems” and the other half jointly to Gérard Mourou, École Polyt...

Nobel Prize in Physics 2017

By Alison Verbeck on October 3, 2017

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 was awarded on October 3 with one half to Rainer Weiss LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration and the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational wave...

The Nobel Prize in Physics

By Alison Verbeck on October 31, 2016

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 was awarded on October 4 with one half to David J. Thouless University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA and the other half to F. Duncan M. Haldane Princeton University, NJ, USA and J. Michael Kosterlitz Brown University, Providence, RI, USA ”for theoretical discover...