Latest Nobel laureates in Physics Stories

Emma Darwin
2015-02-08 15:42:27

The old maxim states that “behind every great man stands a great woman.” But when it comes to the “First Ladies” of science, it’s little more complicated than that.

2015-02-05 11:02:09

On almost a daily basis we read about someone doing something with graphene, and even though it shouldn't, it often leaves us wondering, "WTF is graphene?!" So...we're answering that question once and for all.

2015-01-20 08:28:17

AMSTERDAM, January 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/homepage.cws_home ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical

2014-09-25 00:20:57

Discovery of OLED, Advances in Pain Management and Genetic Predisposition to Disease Lead 2014 Picks PHILADELPHIA, Sept.

Kitchen Science: Making Graphene In A Blender
2014-04-23 12:24:52

A new study from a large team of British and Irish researchers has described a recipe for graphene that only requires a few common household materials and a kitchen blender.

2014-04-08 08:36:11

Professor Cohen-Tannoudji inspires VIT University students with a presentation on atoms and light VELLORE, India, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE:

2014-04-01 13:04:06

In this month's issue of Physics World, Felicity Mellor, a senior lecturer in science communication at Imperial College London, questions whether the requirement of the modern physicist to collaborate and communicate is preventing the intellectual progress brought about by silence and solitude.

Szilard working with Albert Einstein
2014-02-20 09:35:54

The papers of physicist and inventor Leo Szilard chronicling the birth of the nuclear age and the work of the Manhattan Project ­ will soon be digitized by the UC San Diego Library.

2014-02-19 12:29:57

The program helps students aspire to careers in science and engineering MEXICALI, Mexico, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today brought Nobel Laureate Eric A.

Latest Nobel laureates in Physics Reference Libraries

Annalen der Physik (Annals of Physics)
2012-05-29 11:22:42

Annalen der Physik (Annals of Physics) is a peer-reviewed physics journal established in 1799, and is one of the oldest journals still in publication today. The journal is the successor of the Journal der Physik first published in 1790. The journal has been published under a variety of names throughout its history.  The journal was published only in German until the 1950s, when it began publishing both in German and English. In 1990, after the German reunification, English became the only...

2009-04-28 16:45:23

Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm born in Vladivostok, Russia on July 8, 1895 was a Soviet physicist and mathematician. He studied at the University of Edinburgh in 1913-1914. He then switched to Moscow State University where he graduated in 1918. He developed an approximation method for many-body physics, in 1945. He worked with Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov to create a tomohak system based on a toroidal magnetic thermonuclear reactor, in 1958. This led to the T-3 Soviet magnetic confinement...

2009-04-28 11:19:13

Carl Friedrich Freiherr von Weizsäcker (June 28, 1912 "“ 28 April 2007) was German physicist and philosopher. He was the longest-living member of Werner Heisenberg's research team which investigated nuclear studies in Germany during World War II. Some argue whether he and the team willingly engaged in the development of a nuclear bomb for Germany, or if its failure was intentional because they did not want the Nazi regime to have nuclear weapons. Weizäcker was born in Kiel,...

2013-03-16 00:00:00

Niels Henrik David Bohr (October 7, 1885 - November 18, 1962) was a Danish physicist. He made essential contributions to understanding atom structure and quantum mechanics. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark to Christian Bohr and Ellen Adler, Bohr got his doctorate at Copenhagen University in 1911. He then studied under Ernest Rutherford in Manchester, England. Based on Rutherford's theories, Bohr published his Bohr model about atom structure in 1913, introducing the theory of electrons...

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