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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.
A handout picture released by Oxford University shows Roger Penrose posing on October 6, 2020 in Oxford after winning the Nobel Physics Prize.(AFP)
A handout picture released by Oxford University shows Roger Penrose posing on October 6, 2020 in Oxford after winning the Nobel Physics Prize.(AFP)

Nobel Prize winner Roger Penrose says had to get out of his shower to hear the news

London | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 08:34 PM IST
“It was an extreme honour and great pleasure to hear the news this morning in a slightly unusual way - I had to get out of my shower to hear it,” Penrose told reporters.
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”.
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