The Nobel Prize in Physics 2004
Earlier Nobel Laureates whose work was of great consequence for this year's award:
1949
Hideki Yukawa, The theory of nuclear forces
1957
Chen Ning Yang and TsungDao Lee, Parity violation in particle physics
1965
SinItiro Tomonaga, Julian Schwinger and Richard P. Feynman, QED  the quantum theory of electromagnetic interactions
1969
Murray GellMann, Symmetry properties of elementary particles
1979
Sheldon Lee Glashow, Abdus Salam and Steven Weinberg, The theory of electroweak interactions
1982
Kenneth G. Wilson, The theory of phase transformations
1990
Jerome I. Friedman, Henry W. Kendall and Richard E. Taylor, The discovery of quarks through electronscattering experiments
1999
Gerardus 't Hooft and Martinus J.G. Veltman, The quantum structure of the electroweak interaction
Contents:

Introduction  A colourful connection

The Standard Model and the four forces

Inside the proton

The theory shows its true colours

The strong force

A unified theory for all forces?

Timeline

Further reading

Credits

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