The Nobel Prize Blog

   22/04/2019 - 07:27 PM

David Thouless, 84, Dies; Nobel Laureate Cast Light on ...

Using math to explain strange states of matter, like superconductivity, he had a ?transformational? impact on physics, with real-world applications.



   14/04/2019 - 05:00 PM

Paul Greengard, 93, Nobel Prize-Winning Neuroscientist, Is ...

His 15-year quest to understand how brain cells communicate provided the underlying science for many antipsychotic drugs.



   05/04/2019 - 05:29 PM

Sydney Brenner, a Decipherer of the Genetic Code, Is Dead ...

A Nobel Prize winner, he was a central player in the golden age of molecular biology, beginning with the discovery of the structure of DNA.



   04/03/2019 - 10:54 PM

Trump?s Wall of Fame

I?ve got a blank space, baby.



   02/03/2019 - 01:38 PM

Zhores Alferov, 88, Dies; Nobel Winner Paved Way for Laser ...

A Russian who shared the 2000 physics prize with Americans after they had engaged in a Cold War ?laser race.? The work led to DVDs and cellphones.



   18/02/2019 - 08:31 AM

Shinzo Abe Won?t Say if He Nominated Trump for a Nobel Prize

Such an nomination would be in keeping with the Japanese leader?s careful courting of the United States president. Critics said it would be ?shameful for Japan.?



   15/02/2019 - 08:43 PM

In Science, as in Sports, the Sidelines Matter

Tomorrow?s Nobel prizes are won today off-season and in the back office.



   13/02/2019 - 07:09 PM

Can Big Science Be Too Big?

A new study finds that small teams of researchers do more innovative work than large teams do.



   12/02/2019 - 10:35 PM

Manfred Eigen, 91, Nobel Winner Who Put a Clock to ...

He shared the 1967 prize for finding a way to time ?immeasurably fast? chemical reactions. His research advanced the study of enzymes, among other things.



   05/02/2019 - 04:42 PM

Former President of Costa Rica Is Accused of Sexual Assault

An antinuclear activist filed a criminal complaint saying Mr. Arias assaulted her 4 years ago.