#Nobel Prize

Myth Busting – Four misconceptions about quantum physics

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Quantum mechanics, the theory which rules the microworld of atoms and particles, certainly has the X factor. Unlike many other areas of physics, it is bizarre and counter-intuitive, which makes it dazzling and intriguing. When the 2022 Nobel prize in physics was awarded to Alain Aspect, John Clauser...

Nobel prize: physicists share prize for insights into the spooky world of quantum mechanics

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The 2022 Nobel prize in physics has been awarded to a trio of scientists for pioneering experiments in quantum mechanics, the theory covering the micro-world of atoms and particles. Alain Aspect from Université Paris-Saclay in France, John Clauser from J.F. Clauser & Associates in the US, and Anton...

How to win a Nobel prize – researchers who defy specialization

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It's Nobel prize season. In the next few weeks will the Scandinavian prize will be awarded for Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace. The prizes are famously part of a chemist, engineer, and industrialist Alfred Nobel's will of 1895, and awarded to "those who, during the...