Scientists Peter Higgs and Francois Englert, and the European CERN laboratory, have received Spain's Prince of Asturias awards from Prince Felipe at a ceremony in northern Spain.
Microscopic graphene flakes isolated in 2010—now worldwide research looks for practical applications
Andre Konstantin Geim is the only person who ever received both a Nobel and an Ig Nobel. He was born in 1958 in Russia, and is a Dutch-British physicist with German, Polish, Jewish and Ukrainian roots. "Having lived and worked ...
Nobel Prize-winning scientist Peter Higgs says he is hoping to fully retire next year at the age of 85—and that he once turned down a knighthood.
Three American professors won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for shedding light on how stock, bond and house prices move over time— work that's changed how people around the world invest.
Winning the Nobel Prize for Economics brings great prestige, but there is no guarantee the recipient will win over policymakers, the real practitioners of the dismal science.
As a small country that takes special pride in the achievements of its best and brightest, Israelis were delighted that two of their own won this year's Nobel Prize for chemistry. But the celebration was tempered by a single ...
C-Voltaics, the nanotechnology company started by a University of Houston researcher, has been named the grand prize winner of this year's Goradia Innovation Prize.
One of the three winners of the Nobel Chemistry Prize, Michael Levitt, told AFP Wednesday he was essentially awarded for work he did when he was 20 years old.
The Nobel Prize in Physics should also have gone to the CERN laboratory in Switzerland, a member of the awarding committee said Wednesday.
Three U.S.-based scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that researchers use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs.