Nobel Prize in Physics 2012

UPDATE: Serge Haroche, Collège de France and Ecole Normale SupĂ©rieure, Paris, France and David J. Wineland, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and University of Colorado Boulder, CO, USA “for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems”. The Physics Nobel Prize was just announced this morning, Tuesday 9th October […]

2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2011 to Daniel Shechtman Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel “for the discovery of quasicrystals” I got my tweet out seconds before NobelPrize_org and certainly before the rest of the chemistry blogosphere. Sad or what? In quasicrystals, […]

2011 Nobel Prize in Physics

The 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics is awarded to Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt and Adam G. Riess “for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae” with one half to Perlmutter and the other half jointly to Schmidt and Riess. Perlmutter is at The Supernova Cosmology Project, Lawrence […]