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This undated handout photo obtained on October 6, 2020, from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) shows US astronomer and professor Andrea Ghez. Roger Penrose of Britain, Reinhard Genzel of Germany and Andrea Ghez of the US won the Nobel Physics Prize on October 6, 2020 for their research into black holes(AFP)

Will physics un-gender itself in the new decade?

By Prajval Shastri
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 08:18 PM IST
Physicists need to internalise that being allowed to follow one’s passion at taxpayers’ expense is a privilege. All accomplishments are a consequence of that privilege, and from that follows the responsibility to correct the injustices.
Physicists Roger Penrose of Britain, Reinhard Genzel of Germany and Andrea Ghez received the Nobel Prize for 2020.(Twitter/TheNobel Prize)
Physicists Roger Penrose of Britain, Reinhard Genzel of Germany and Andrea Ghez received the Nobel Prize for 2020.(Twitter/TheNobel Prize)

2020 Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez

Stockholm | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 04:23 PM IST
Noble Prize for Physics 2020: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said that Briton Roger Penrose will receive half of this year’s prize “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”.
Abhijit Banerjee is the latest Indian to win the Nobel Prize.(Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)
Abhijit Banerjee is the latest Indian to win the Nobel Prize.(Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)

From Abhijit Banerjee to Rabindranath Tagore, complete list of Indian, Indian-origin Nobel laureates

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 02:44 PM IST
The first Nobel Prize ever won by an Indian was in 1913, 12 years after the prize made its debut. As many as 10 Indians have won the Nobel Prize so far.
(Photo: NobelPrize/ Twitter)
(Photo: NobelPrize/ Twitter)

Nobel Prize in Physics won by James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz ‘for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology’

Stockholm | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 01:19 AM IST
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded with one half to James Peebles “for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology” and the other half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star.”
Serge Haroche, who was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, speaking in Mohali on Wednesday. The third edition of the Nobel Prize Series held exhibitions will be open to the public in Ludhiana and Mohali from Thursday.
Serge Haroche, who was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, speaking in Mohali on Wednesday. The third edition of the Nobel Prize Series held exhibitions will be open to the public in Ludhiana and Mohali from Thursday.

A dash of truth, a dollop of creativity: A Nobel laureate’s recipe for promoting science

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 09:43 PM IST
The latest edition of the exhibition of the Noble Prize Series aims to promote education for encouraging scientific temper and creativity for a better world. Noble laureates will travel to Ludhiana and Delhi in this edition to take part in lectures.
The scientific exhibition at Science park department of SPPU drew a huge crowd.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)
The scientific exhibition at Science park department of SPPU drew a huge crowd.(Milind Saurkar/HT Photo)

Various institutes in Pune host a series of events to mark National Science Day

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Dheeraj Bengrut
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2019 04:50 PM IST
National Science Day is observed every year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir CV Raman on February 28, 1928. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930
Arthur Ashkin of US, Gerard Mourou of France, Donna Strickland of Canada have won the Nobel Prize in Physics for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics.(AFP)
Arthur Ashkin of US, Gerard Mourou of France, Donna Strickland of Canada have won the Nobel Prize in Physics for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics.(AFP)

Arthur Ashkin, Gerard Mourou, Donna Strickland win 2018 Nobel Prize for work in laser physics

Stockholm | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 06:19 PM IST
American, Canadian, French scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize “for groundbreaking inventions” that “revolutionised laser physics”.
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