Frits Zernike


Professor Frits Zernike receives the telegram notifying him that he has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics while at his home in Groningen, the Netherlands. Flowers and further telegrams soon arrive. Professor Zernike then shows his phase contrast microscope in action.

From SF Veckorevy 1953-11-23.

To cite this section
MLA style: Frits Zernike – Documentary. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2022. Thu. 20 Jan 2022. <>

Back to top Back To Top Takes users back to the top of the page

Explore prizes and laureates

Look for popular awards and laureates in different fields, and discover the history of the Nobel Prize.