On Tuesday, researchers from the United States, Canada and France were awarded the physics prize for advances in laser technologies. The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is to be announced Friday. No literature prize will be awarded this year.
At 96 years of age, Arthur Ashkin of the United States, who won one half of the prize, became the oldest Laureate in the 117-year history of the prizes.
Recalling her association with Strickland, Professor Urbasi Sinha, who is an associate professor at the Raman Research Institute at Bengaluru, said she was an active participant in physics colloquia.
Scientists from the United States, Canada and France won the Nobel Prize in physics for revolutionizing the use of lasers in research, finding ways to make them deliver more powerful flashes of light and even to act like tiny tweezers.
Lars Heikensten said it made no sense to withdraw awards in reaction to things that happened after they were given, as judges would constantly have to discuss laureates’ merits.
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2018: James P Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan have been awarded for developing a paradigm-breaking cancer therapy.
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.