The Nobel Prize in Physics 2020
Born: 24 March 1952, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Germany, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Prize motivation: “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy”
Prize share: 1/4
Their work and discoveries range from the Earth’s climate and our sense of touch to efforts to safeguard freedom of expression.
See them all presented here.