Jayant Narlikar, professor emeritus at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) and one of the most famous residents of the city, turned 80 on Thursday.
Sudarshan was denied the prize, but his ideas have influenced too many physicists for his importance to be doubted
It would be the first time since World War Two that the Academy has failed to award a Nobel Prize for Literature. There were no awards between 1940 and 1943 while the American novelist William Faulkner received his prize a year late in 1950.
Scientists mourning the death of Stephen Hawking believe that the late British cosmologist did not win a Nobel Prize, as his theories have never been proven.
The Nobel Prize for Economics was today awarded to Professor Richard H Thaler of the University of Chicago. Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan’s name was among those doing the rounds
Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s writings call out to a part in each one of us whose existence we often don’t want to acknowledge. His characters struggle with their interpretation of historical events and their involvement in those.
According to Clarivate, Raghuram Rajan is considered a candidate for his “contributions illuminating the dimensions of decisions in corporate finance”.
Nobel Peace Prize 2017: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) paid a tribute to the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The Nobel Committee corrects course — chooses a Japan-born Briton who, despite not being Murakami, has long been considered adequately worthy of the Award.
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The Nobel Peace Prize committee in Sweden said that the award was given to Kazuo Ishiguro for uncovering the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world.
The use of cryo-electron microscopy, developed separately by the Laureates, allows biomolecules to be frozen mid-movement, and to be portrayed at atomic resolution. This technology, the Nobel Committee said, ‘has moved biochemistry into a new era’.
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to three scientists for the development of a method that help detect biomolecules structures.
A look at the spectacular “career” of Drosophila in genetics, the tiny insect that has pages dedicated to it on the websites of some of the most prestigious universities and research institutes of the world.
Swedish Academy makes amends for 2016 ‘miss’, recognises Laureates’ ‘decisive contributions to Ligo detector and the observation of gravitational waves’ — a vindication of Einstein’s prediction, and the biggest thing in physics since the discovery of Higgs boson.