Nobel Physics Prize
Humans will not 'migrate' to other planets, Nobel winner says
Humans will never migrate to a planet outside of Earth's solar system because it would take far too long to get there, Swiss Nobel laureate Michel Mayor said Wednesday.
Nobel Physics Prize honours dark matter and exoplanets
Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize for research that increases the understanding of our place in the universe.
Female Nobel winner a long time coming, and a drop in the ocean
When Canadian scientist Donna Strickland got the early morning call informing her she just won the Nobel Physics Prize, she could barely hide her amazement. Not just that she had clinched one of science's most prestigious honours -- her pioneering work on laser pulses had earned her renown among the physics community -- but also…