2016 Nobel Prize In Physics Awarded To David Thouless, Duncan Haldane And Michael Kosterlitz
They were honored for their work in revealing the secrets of exotic matter. Their discoveries, using advanced mathematics, had boosted research in condensed matter physics and raised hopes for uses in...
After A Half Century, The Exotic Pentaquark Particle Is Found
In July, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) reported the discovery of the pentaquark, a long-sought particle first predicted to exist in the 1960s as a consequence of the theory of elementa...
2016 Nobel Prize In Physics Awarded To David Thouless, Duncan Haldane And Michael Kosterlitz
They were honored for their work in revealing the secrets of exotic matter. Their discoveries, using advanced mathematics, had boosted research in condensed matter physics and raised hopes for uses in...
Moshe Shapiro
Moshe Shapiro (October 1944 – 3 December 2013) was a chemist and physicist at the University of British Columbia.
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Anthony James Leggett
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Robert Byron Bird
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Barry Barish
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After A Half Century, The Exotic Pentaquark Particle Is Found
In July, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) reported the discovery of the pentaquark, a long-sought particle first predicted to exist in the 1960s as a consequence of the theory of elementa...
Thomas S. Lundgren
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Arthur Ashkin
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John C. Mather
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Stephen Shenker
Stephen Hart Shenker (born 1953) is an American theoretical physicist who works on string theory. He is a professor at Stanford University and former director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical...
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Nader Engheta
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Lynn Schneemeyer
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Yuri Kovchegov
Yuri Kovchegov (born 1973) is a Russian and American physicist.
Kovchegov obtained his bachelor's degree from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1993 and two years later got his mas...
Daniel Friedan
Daniel Harry Friedan (born October 3, 1948) is an American theoretical physicist and one of three children of the feminist author and activist Betty Friedan.
He earned his Ph.D. from the Universit...
Allan H. MacDonald
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Joseph Lykken
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H. Douglas Keith
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Julian Cole
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Ali H. Nayfeh
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Walter S. Huxford
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Carlos Bustamante
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Vladimir Shalaev
Vladimir M. Shalaev ((1957-02-18)18 February 1957), is the Robert and Anne Burnett Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University. He spe...
M. Brian Maple
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Stephan W. Koch
Stephan W. Koch (born 23 May 1953) is a German theoretical physicist. He is professor at the University of Marburg and works on condensed-matter theory, many-body effects, and laser theory. He is best...
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Jeffrey A. Harvey
Jeffrey A. Harvey (born February 15, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas) is a Professor of Physics and string theorist at University of Chicago. Among his many contributions to the field of theoretical physic...