Physics was the prize area which Alfred Nobel mentioned first in his will. Below, articles on the subject are presented.
BY ERIK B. KARLSSONThe Nobel Prize in Physics during the last century is reviewed in this article.
BY GÖSTA EKSPONGIs light a wave motion or is it a stream of particles?
BY NANNY FRÖMANMarie and Pierre Curie came upon a very active substance they later called radium.
BY KLAUS BIEDERMANNLippman and Gabor chose an evolutionary approach to fundamental physics instead of taking the evolutionary route in engineering.
BY SVEN KULLANDERAn extensive article on particle accelerators and the scientists who have contributed to their development.
BY SVEN KULLANDERTwo men have done more than anyone else to raise the level of physics in Denmark: Hans Christian Ørsted and Niels Bohr.
BY JOHN N. BAHCALLIn the years 2001 to 2003 scientists finally solved a mystery they had been struggling for four decades.
BY JUDITH GOODSTEINFrom a modest little college to one of the world's foremost training centers in physics, chemistry and engineering.
BY PER OLOF HULTHThe visible light emitted by myriads of stars and other phenomena tell a fascinating story about the universe.
BY JOHN N. BAHCALLHow does the sun produce vast amounts of energy necessary to support life on earth?