The Nobel Prize Blog
08/01/2019 - 07:28 PM
Dr. Glauber, the New York-born son of a traveling salesman, developed theories that helped lay the basis for quantum computers and quantum cryptography.
01/01/2019 - 07:30 AM
The Nobel-winning biologist has drawn global criticism with unfounded pronouncements on genetics, race and intelligence. He still thinks he?s right, a new documentary finds.
13/12/2018 - 11:17 PM
A Nobel laureate, he traced the X-rays emitted by black holes, exploding stars and other violent actors to help understand the workings of the cosmos.
11/12/2018 - 10:14 PM
?It is truly an amazing feeling when you know that you have built something that no one else ever has and it actually works,? said Donna Strickland, only the third woman to win the physics prize.
11/12/2018 - 06:38 PM
Paul Romer had a doubly big day: first he was married to Caroline Weber and then accepted a Nobel later in the evening.
10/12/2018 - 04:28 PM
At an awards ceremony, Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege bluntly condemned global inaction over the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
30/11/2018 - 10:59 PM
Born in Lithuania, raised in South Africa and working in Britain, he made large strides in understanding the structure of proteins, DNA and more.
30/11/2018 - 01:27 AM
The scribblings of a brilliant 20th-century physicist show that he did not get everything right on the first try, either.
24/10/2018 - 09:10 PM
Dr. Shimomura isolated a green-glowing protein from jellyfish. It became a major element of biological research, lighting up the inner workings of cells.
17/10/2018 - 05:14 PM
In this week's climate newsletter, we've got some news about beer and a tip about taking the bus.