Nobel-winning physicist Murray Gell-Man dies at 89

Science 05/26/19, 16:10

Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died at the age of 89.Gell-Mann died Friday at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His death was confirmed ...

Penn physicists win $3 million Breakthrough Prize

Science 10/17/18, 17:18

By StaffAlmost from the moment Charles Kane and Eugene Mele predicted the existence of an odd new type of electronic material — a wafer-thin hybrid of an insulator and a conductor — it was expected to play a role in ...

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Leon Lederman dies at 96

Science 10/03/18, 17:03

Leon Lederman, an experimental physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for his work on subatomic particles and coined the phrase "God particle," died Wednesday at 96.Lederman directed the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago from 1978 to 1989.He's ...

Update: Ashkin is oldest Nobel laureate ever

Europe 10/02/18, 06:12

The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):12:45 p.m.American Arthur Ashkin, one of the winners of the Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday, is the oldest person ever named as a laureate for any of the ...

Explains: The US push to boost ‘quantum computing’

Business 09/24/18, 10:21

A race by U.S. tech companies to build a new generation of powerful "quantum computers" could get a $1.3 billion boost from Congress, fueled in part by lawmakers' fear of growing competition from China.Legislation passed earlier in September by the ...

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