Nobel Prize

James Peebles , Member (1977–78) and Visitor (1990–91, 1998–99) in the School of Natural Sciences, has been recognized with the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics. The prize honors "contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth's place in the cosmos."...
A trio of British-born researchers working in the U.S. won the Nobel Prize in Physics Tuesday for what one of them called a curious mathematical “toy” that to his surprise revolutionized the study of exotic matter suitable for quantum computers, new superconductors, and advanced designer materials.