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3 Who Studied Unusual States of Matter Win Nobel Prize in Physics - New York Times

Three physicists born in Britain but now working in the United States were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for research into the bizarre properties of matter in extreme states, including superconductors, superfluids and thin magnetic ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Why 'Exotic Matter' Matters—and Won the Nobel Prize in Physics - TIME

If you're a topologist having breakfast, you're going to have a hard time telling the difference between your doughnut and your coffee mug. And that coffee in the mug might just as well be coffee ice or coffee steam. Understand those two ideas and you ...and more »

The Nobel Prize for Physics goes to topology – and mathematicians applaud - The Conversation US

David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz received the 2016 Nobel Prize for Physics for their work on exotic states of matter. They were inspired by the observation that some materials have unusual electrical properties – and their ...and more »

Physics of 2D exotic matter wins Nobel -

David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz have won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for their theoretical explanations of strange states of matter in two-dimensional materials, known as topological phases. The trio's work in the 1970s and ...and more »

Work on Exotic Matter Wins Physics Nobel - Seeker

British scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz won the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for revealing the secrets of exotic matter, the Nobel jury said. "This year's laureates opened the door on an unknown world where matter can ...and more »

An Oxford University professor explains this year's Nobel Prize in Physics in terms a high-school student would ... - Quartz

Add some ice cubes to a pan on the stove. Within minutes, you will have observed the three most common phases of matter: solid, liquid, and gas. But at the extreme of nature's limits, such as close to absolute zero (−273° C), the same matter enters ...and more »

Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 announced - Times Higher Education (THE)

This year's Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three men for their work on matter in “strange states”. David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were all born in the UK, but are now based in the United States at the University of ...and more »

Nobel Prize Awarded for Quantum Topology - Quanta Magazine

Three physicists have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for rewriting our understanding of exotic quantum states on the surfaces of materials. 3. Topology is used to study the properties of objects such as this trefoil knot. Olena Shmahalo/Quanta ...and more »

Nobel Prize in Physics 2016: Secrets of exotic matter revealed - Science Daily

Date: October 4, 2016; Source: Nobel Foundation; Summary: The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics is being awarded to David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane, and J. Michael Kosterlitz "for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and ...and more »