Molecular machines, self-eating cells and flatlands physics take Nobel prizes - New Atlas

The Nobel Prizes, which recognize exceptional work across a range of disciplines, are being announced this month, and we now know the winners of the prizes in three fields of science: physics, chemistry and medicine. Here's what you need to know about ...

The Nobel Prize in physics explains why a toilet paper roll and a doughnut are the same - Business Insider

Physics can be baffling for those of us who didn't take it past GCSE, but there's no argument that the science that aims to explain the world around us is fascinating. This week the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics was awarded to three British scientists ...

Trio of Physicists Awarded With Nobel Prize for Unexpected Discovery - Sputnik International

The 2016 Nobel Physics Prize was awarded to a trio of British-born researches for their pioneering work in the study of exotic states of matter. The groundbreaking discovery is believed to be applied in the future for quantum computers, new ...

Physics Nobel Goes to 3 Who Studied Matter's Odd States - Live Science

Here, a slide shown during the announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics, showing the three winners (from left to right): David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz. Credit: Nobel Foundation. The Nobel Prize in physics went ...

It's been 53 years since a woman won the Nobel Prize in physics. What's the holdup? - Washington Post

Update, Dec. 26, 2016. Vera Rubin died Dec. 25 in Princeton, New Jersey, at age 88. In October, Speaking of Science wrote about why she was overdue for a Nobel Prize. The original post is below. When the winners of the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics were ...

UW Professor Emeritus David J. Thouless wins Nobel Prize in physics for exploring exotic states of matter - UW Today

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday that David James Thouless, professor emeritus at the University of Washington, will share the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics with two of his colleagues. David Thouless on May 3, 1995, on his ...