Posts Tagged 'nobel prize'

Tools made of light

Tools made of light

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to inventors working with lasers. One half of the prize was awarded to Arthur Ashkin of Bell Laboratories for his development of optical tweezers that can “grip”

Chemistry (R)evolution

Chemistry (R)evolution

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was shared among three researchers who manipulated evolutionary science to modify DNA and create new biomolecular technologies. Professor Frances Arnold, a CalTech biochemical engineer won half the prize for

Freeze frame! Bio photos at nano scale

Freeze frame! Bio photos at nano scale

Viewing complex three-dimensional molecules from living organisms has been an elusive challenge. This year’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to three researchers who developed a technique called cryo-electron microscopy. The Royal Swedish Academy

Einstein confirmation wins Nobel medal

Einstein confirmation wins Nobel medal

The MIT and CalTech physicists behind the LIGO system that detected the presence of gravitational waves have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics. The two Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatories (LIGO) in Louisiana and Washington