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Saul Perlmutter (born September 22, 1959) is an American astrophysicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member...

7/19/2008 5/6/2016

Sir Konstantin Sergeevich Novoselov FRS FRSC FInstP (born 23 August 1974) is a Russian-British physicist, and Langworthy Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester...

4/7/2016 4/7/2016

Sir Andre Konstantin Geim, FRS, HonFRSC, HonFInstP (born 21 October 1958) is a Soviet-born Dutch-British physicist working in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester. Geim...

4/7/2016 4/7/2016

George Elwood Smith (born May 10, 1930) is an American scientist, applied physicist, and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device (CCD). He was awarded a one-quarter share in the 2009 Nobel Prize in Ph...

4/7/2016 4/7/2016

Willard Sterling Boyle, CC (August 19, 1924 – May 7, 2011) was a Canadian-American physicist, pioneer in the field of laser technology and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device. On October 6,...

4/5/2016 4/5/2016

Toshihide Maskawa - 益川 敏英 (born February 7, 1940 in Nagoya, Japan) is a Japanese theoretical physicist known for his work on CP-violation who was awarded one quarter of the ...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

Makoto Kobayashi - 小林 誠 (born April 7, 1944 in Nagoya, Japan) is a Japanese physicist known for his work on CP-violation who was awarded one fourth of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physi...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

George Fitzgerald Smoot III (born February 20, 1945) is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, Nobel laureate, and one of two contestants to win the US$1 million prize on Are You Smarter than a 5th G...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

John Cromwell Mather (born August 7, 1946, Roanoke, Virginia) is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his work on the Cosmic Background Explorer Satellite (CO...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

Theodor Wolfgang Hänsch (born 30 October 1941) is a German physicist. He received one fourth of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics for "contributions to the development of laser-based precision spe...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

John Lewis "Jan" Hall (born August 21, 1934) is an American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics. He shared one fourth of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics with Theodor W. Hänsch and Roy Glaub...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

Roy Jay Glauber (born September 1, 1925) is an American theoretical physicist. He is the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University and Adjunct Professor of Optical Sciences at the Univers...

4/2/2016 4/2/2016

Frank Anthony Wilczek (born May 15, 1951) is an American theoretical physicist, mathematician and a Nobel laureate. He is currently the Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institu...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

David Gross, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2004 MP

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

David Jonathan Gross is an American theoretical physicist and string theorist. Along with Frank Wilczek and David Politzer, he was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery of asympto...

7/17/2008 4/1/2016

Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (Russian: Алексе́й Алексе́евич А...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Eric Allin Cornell (born December 19, 1961) is an American physicist who, along with Carl E. Wieman, was able to synthesize the first Bose–Einstein condensate in 1995. For their efforts, Cornell...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Carl Edwin Wieman (born March 26, 1951) is an American physicist and educationist at Stanford University and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics at the University of Colorado for the production, in...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Wolfgang Ketterle (born 21 October 1957) is a German physicist and professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research has focused on experiments that trap and cool at...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Herbert Kroemer (born August 25, 1928), a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara, received his Ph.D. in theoretical physics in 1952 from the Uni...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Zhores Ivanovich Alferov - Жоре́с Ива́нович Алфёро�...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Jack St. Clair Kilby (November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005) was an American electrical engineer who took part (along with Robert Noyce) in the realization of the first integrated circuit while worki...

12/12/2014 4/1/2016

Martinus Justinus Godefriedus "Tini" Veltman (born June 27, 1931) is a Dutch theoretical physicist. He shared the 1999 Nobel Prize in physics with his former student Gerardus 't Hooft for their work on...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Daniel Chee Tsui - 崔琦 (born February 28, 1939, Henan Province, China) is a Chinese-born American physicist whose areas of research included electrical properties of thin films and microst...

4/1/2016 4/1/2016

Horst Ludwig Störmer (born April 6, 1949) is a German physicist, Nobel laureate and emeritus professor at Columbia University. He was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Daniel ...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Robert Betts Laughlin (born November 1, 1950) is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Stanford University. Along with Horst L. Störmer of Columbia Universit...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

William Daniel Phillips (born November 5, 1948) is a Nobel Prize award winning, American physicist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics, in 1997, with Steven Chu and Claude Cohen-Tannoudji. Biograph...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Robert Coleman Richardson (June 26, 1937 – February 19, 2013) was an American experimental physicist whose area of research included sub-millikelvin temperature studies of helium-3. Richardson, ...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Douglas Dean Osheroff (born August 1, 1945) is a physicist known for his work in experimental condensed matter physics, in particular for his co-discovery of superfluidity in Helium-3. For his contribu...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

David Morris Lee (born January 20, 1931) is an American physicist who shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics with Robert C. Richardson and Douglas Osheroff "for their discovery of superfluidity in heli...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (born April 1, 1933) is a French physicist and Nobel Laureate. He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics with Steven Chu and William Daniel Phillips for research in methods of ...

4/1/2014 3/31/2016

Clifford Glenwood Shull, PhD MP (1915 - 2001)

Clifford Glenwood Shull was a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. Source: Wikipedia Clifford Glenwood Shull (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 23, 1915 – March 31, 2001) was a Nobel Priz...

11/5/2010 3/31/2016

Bertram Neville Brockhouse, CC FRSC FRS (July 15, 1918 – October 13, 2003) was a Canadian physicist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics (1994, shared with Clifford Shull) "for pioneering ...

3/31/2016 3/31/2016

Russell Alan Hulse (born November 28, 1950) is an American physicist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, shared with his thesis advisor Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., "for the discovery of a new type ...

3/30/2016 3/30/2016

Georges Charpak (born Jerzy Charpak, 1 August 1924 – 29 September 2010) was a Polish born, French physicist from a Polish Jewish family who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1992. Life...

3/30/2016 3/30/2016

Henry Way Kendall (December 9, 1926 – February 15, 1999) was an American particle physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1990 jointly with Jerome Isaac Friedman and Richard E. Taylor "f...

3/28/2016 3/28/2016

Richard Edward Taylor, CC FRS FRSC (born November 2, 1929 in Medicine Hat, Alberta) is a Nobel Prize–winning professor emeritus at Stanford University. In 1990, he shared the Nobel Prize in Phys...

3/28/2016 3/28/2016

Hans Georg Dehmelt (born 9 September 1922) is a German-born American physicist, who was awarded Nobel Prize in Physics in 1989, for co-developing the ion trap technique (Penning trap) with Wolfgang Pau...

3/28/2016 3/28/2016

[ üller Karl Alexander Müller ] (born April 20, 1927) is a Swiss physicist and Nobel laureate. He received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1987 with Georg Bednorz for their work in supercon...

3/28/2016 3/28/2016

Johannes Georg Bednorz (born 16 May 1950) is a German physicist who, together with K. Alex Müller, discovered high-temperature superconductivity in ceramics, for which they shared the 1987 Nobel...

3/27/2016 3/27/2016

Gerd Binnig (born 20 July 1947) is a German physicist, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986 for the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope. He was born in Frankfurt am Main and played i...

3/27/2016 3/27/2016

Riccardo Giacconi (born October 6, 1931) is an American Nobel Prize-winning astrophysicist who laid the foundations of X-ray astronomy. He is currently a professor at the Johns Hopkins University. Bi...

3/25/2016 3/25/2016

Peter Andreas Grünberg (born 18 May 1939) is a German physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his discovery with Albert Fert of giant magnetoresistance which brought about a breakthro...

5/22/2013 3/25/2016

Albert Fert, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2007 MP

Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Albert Fert (born 7 March 1938) is a French physicist and one of the discoverers of giant magnetoresistance which brought about a breakthrough in gigabyte hard disks. Currently, he is an emeritus profe...

3/25/2016 3/25/2016

Peter W. Higgs, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2013 MP

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Peter Ware Higgs CH FRS FRSE (born 29 May 1929) is a British theoretical physicist, emeritus professor at the University of Edinburgh, and Nobel Prize laureate for his work on the mass of subatomic par...

3/25/2016 3/25/2016

François Baron Englert (born 6 November 1932) is a Belgian theoretical physicist and 2013 Nobel prize laureate (shared with Peter Higgs). He is Professor emeritus at the Université libre ...

3/25/2016 3/25/2016

Sir Anthony James Leggett KBE FRS Sir Anthony James Leggett, KBE, FRS (born 26 March 1938), also Tony Leggett, has been a Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since ...

12/28/2014 3/25/2016

Masatoshi Koshiba - 小柴 昌俊 (born on September 19, 1926 in Toyohashi, Aichi) is a Japanese physicist. He jointly won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2002. Honors and Prizes ...

3/24/2016 3/24/2016

Raymond (Ray) Davis, Jr. (October 14, 1914 – May 31, 2006) was an American chemist, physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate. Early life and education Davis was born in Washington, D.C...

3/24/2016 3/24/2016

Yoichiro Nambu - 南部 陽一郎 (18 January 1921 – 5 July 2015) was a Japanese-born American physicist, a professor at the University of Chicago. Known for his contrib...

3/24/2016 3/24/2016

Vitaly Lazarevich Ginzburg, ForMemRS (Russian: Вита́лий Ла́заревич Г...

3/22/2016 3/22/2016

Joseph Hooton Taylor, Jr. (born March 29, 1941), is an American astrophysicist and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his discovery with Russell Alan Hulse of a "new type of pulsar, a discovery that h...

3/21/2016 3/21/2016

Martin Lewis Perl (June 24, 1927 – September 30, 2014) was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of the tau lepton. Life and career Perl was born...

3/14/2016 3/14/2016

Leon M. Lederman, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1988 MP

Driggs, Teton County, Idaho, United States

Driggs, Teton County, Idaho, United States

Leon Max Lederman (born July 15, 1922) is an American experimental physicist who received, along with Martin Lewis Perl, the Wolf Prize in Physics in 1982 , for their research on quarks and leptons, an...

3/12/2016 3/12/2016

Sir Edward Victor Appleton , GBE, KCB, FRS (6 September 1892 – 21 April 1965) was an English physicist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1947 for his seminal work proving the existence of th...

12/4/2014 12/4/2015

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Il reçut le prix Nobel de physique de 1991 pour ses travaux sur les cristaux liquides et les polymères. Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (October 24, 1932 – May 18...

5/11/2010 10/8/2015

nl.wikipedia... ; en.wikipedia... ; Gerardus (Gerard) 't Hooft (Dutch: [ˌɣɪːrɑrt ət ˈɦoːft]; born July 5, 1946) is a Dutch theoretical...

12/19/2013 10/1/2015

Hans Jakob "Jack" Steinberger (born May 25, 1921) is a physicist currently residing near Geneva, Switzerland. He co-discovered the muon neutrino, along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz, for whi...

5/25/2014 4/15/2015
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Charles Kuen Kao , GBM, KBE, FRS, FREng is a Chinese-born Hong Kong, American and British electrical engineer and physicist who pioneered in the development and use of fiber optics in telecommunication...

2/9/2015 2/9/2015

Steven Chu is an American physicist who is known for his research at Bell Labs and Stanford University in cooling and trapping of atoms with laser light, which won him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 199...

4/26/2014 2/9/2015

Nicolaas Bloembergen (born March 11, 1920) is a Dutch-American physicist and Nobel laureate. He received his Ph.D. degree from University of Leiden under Cor Gorter in 1948; while pursuing his PhD at...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

James Watson Cronin (born September 29, 1931) is an American nuclear physicist. He died September 25, 2016, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota Cronin was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended So...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

Val Logsdon Fitch (born March 10, 1923, Merriman, Nebraska, USA) is an American nuclear physicist. A native of Merriman, Nebraska, he graduated from Gordon High School and attended Chadron State Colleg...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

Philip Warren Anderson (born December 13, 1923) is an American physicist and Nobel laureate. Anderson has made contributions to the theories of localization, antiferromagnetism, symmetry breaking, high...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

Sir Nevill Francis Mott , CH, FRS (30 September 1905 – 8 August 1996) was an English physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1977 for his work on the electronic structure of magnetic an...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

Carlo Rubbia OMRI (born on 31 March 1934) is an Italian particle physicist and inventor who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1984 with Simon van der Meer for work leading to the discovery of the W ...

12/11/2014 12/11/2014

Simon van der Meer (24 November 1925 – 4 March 2011) was a Dutch particle accelerator physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1984 with Carlo Rubbia for contributions to the CERN proj...

12/11/2014 12/11/2014

I was born in Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.A. on May 5, 1921. My father had come from Europe a decade earlier. He left his home in Riga to study electrical engineering at Darmstadt, but arrived too late...

1/22/2007 12/11/2014

Wolfgang Paul (August 10, 1913 – December 7, 1993) was a German physicist, who co-developed the non-magnetic quadrupole mass filter which laid the foundation for what we now call an ion trap. He...

12/11/2014 12/11/2014

[ . Norman Foster Ramsey, Jr. ] (August 27, 1915 – November 4, 2011) was an American physicist who was awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physics, together with Hans G. Dehmelt from University of W...

12/11/2014 12/11/2014

William Alfred "Willie" Fowler (/ˈfaʊlər/; August 9, 1911 – March 14, 1995) was an American nuclear physicist, later astrophysicist, who, with Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won...

3/10/2011 12/11/2014

Klaus von Klitzing (28 June 1943 in Schroda) is a German physicist known for discovery of the integer quantum Hall Effect, for which he was awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physics.

12/11/2014 12/11/2014

Heinrich Rohrer (6 June 1933 – 16 May 2013) was a Swiss physicist who shared half of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics with Gerd Binnig for the design of the scanning tunneling microscope (STM). T...

12/11/2014 12/11/2014

Ernst August Friedrich Ruska (25 December 1906 – 27 May 1988) was a German physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986 for his work in electron optics, including the design of the first...

12/11/2014 12/11/2014

Ben Roy Mottelson (born July 9, 1926) is an American-born Danish nuclear physicist. He won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the non-spherical geometry of atomic nuclei. Life and career...

12/10/2014 12/10/2014

Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa or Peter Kapitza (Russian Пётр Леони́дович Кап&#x...

8/3/2011 12/10/2014

Samuel Chao Chung Ting is an American physicist who received the Nobel Prize in 1976, with Burton Richter, for discovering the subatomic J/ψ particle. He is the principal investigator for the in...

12/10/2014 12/10/2014

Burton Richter (born March 22, 1931) is a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. He led the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) team which co-discovered the J/ψ meson in 1974, alongside t...

12/10/2014 12/10/2014

Aage Niels Bohr (19 June 1922 – 8 September 2009) was a Danish nuclear physicist and Nobel laureate, and the son of the famous physicist and Nobel laureate Niels Bohr. Autobiography, written w...

1/12/2009 12/9/2014
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Sir Martin Ryle FRS (27 September 1918 – 14 October 1984) was an English radio astronomer who developed revolutionary radio telescope systems (see e.g. aperture synthesis) and used them for accu...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

Brian David Josephson , FRS (born 4 January 1940), is a Welsh theoretical physicist and professor emeritus of physics at the University of Cambridge. Best known for his pioneering work on superconducti...

4/10/2009 12/8/2014

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

Reona Esaki (江崎 玲於奈 Esaki Reona, born March 12, 1925), also known as Leo Esaki, is a Japanese physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaeve...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

Leon N Cooper (born February 28, 1930) is an American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, who with John Bardeen and John Robert Schrieffer, developed the BCS theory of superconductivity. He is also the...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

John Robert Schrieffer (born May 31, 1931) is an American physicist and, with John Bardeen and Leon N Cooper, recipient of the 1972 Nobel Prize for Physics for developing the BCS theory, the first succ...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

Dennis Gabor CBE, FRS (original Hungarian name: Gábor Dénes; 5 June 1900 – 8 February 1979) was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing ho...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Alexander Mikhaylovich Prokhorov , or Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, (Russian: Алекса́ндр Миха0...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Nikolay Gennadiyevich Basov (Russian: Никола́й Генна́диевич &...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Julian Seymour Schwinger (February 12, 1918 – July 16, 1994) was a Nobel Prize winning American theoretical physicist. He is best known for his work on the theory of quantum electrodynamics (QED...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Sin-Itiro Tomonaga (朝永 振一郎 Tomonaga Shin'ichirō?, March 31, 1906 – July 8, 1979) was a Japanese physicist, influential in the development of quantum ele...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Alfred Kastler (3 May 1902 – 7 January 1984) was a French physicist, and Nobel Prize laureate. Kastler was born in Guebwiller (Alsace, German Empire) and later attended the Lycée Bartho...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Louis Eugène Félix Néel ForMemRS (22 November 1904 – 17 November 2000) was a French physicist born in Lyon. He studied at the Lycée du Parc in Lyon and was accepted a...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1963 MP (1907 - 1923)

"J. Hans D. Jensen"

Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen (25 June 1907 – 11 February 1973) was a German nuclear physicist. During World War II, he worked on the German nuclear energy project, known as the Uranium Club, in w...

12/6/2014 12/6/2014

Maria Goeppert Mayer (June 28, 1906 – February 20, 1972) was a German-born American theoretical physicist, and Nobel laureate in Physics for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucle...

12/6/2014 12/6/2014

9/12/2008 12/6/2014

Charles Hard Townes (born July 28, 1915) is an American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and educator. Townes is known for his work on the theory and application of the maser, on which he got the fund...

1/22/2007 12/6/2014

Robert Hofstadter (February 5, 1915 – November 17, 1990) was an American physicist. He was the joint winner of the 1961 Nobel Prize in Physics (together with Rudolf Mössbauer) "for his pi...

10/20/2008 12/6/2014

Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer (Mößbauer; 31 January 1929 – 14 September 2011) was a German physicist best known for his 1957 discovery of recoilless nuclear resonance fluorescence...

12/6/2014 12/6/2014

Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm (Russian: И́горь Евге́ньевич ТамC...

12/6/2014 12/6/2014