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Feature: Nobel Prize—Tackling Cosmic Questions

APS Physics - Thu 10 Oct 19

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics recognizes research that helped explain the evolution of the Universe and reveal the prevalence of worlds like our own.[Physics 12, 111] Published Thu Oct 10, ...

Podcast Extra: Q&A with Nobel Prize winner Didier Queloz

Nature News - Wed 9 Oct 19

Nature, Published online: 09 October 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03040-2Benjamin Thompson chats to Queloz about being awarded a Nobel Prize in Physics.

Cosmic theorist and planet-hunters share physics prize as Nobels reward otherworldly discoveries

Phys.org - Wed 9 Oct 19

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three researchers for their contributions to two unique fields.

Exoplanet and cosmology discoveries awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

Phys.org - Wed 9 Oct 19

ESA congratulates 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics laureates Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, who have been awarded the prestigious prize for the first discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type ...

Exoplanet and cosmology discoveries awarded Nobel Prize in Physics, ESA - Wed 9 Oct 19

Are we alone? Nobel Prize goes to three who tackled cosmic query

Phys.org - Wed 9 Oct 19

They are two of the most fundamental questions not just of science, but of humanity: How did we get here? And are we alone?

Nobel prize for physics: exoplanets and cosmology

The Economist - Tue 8 Oct 19

Two of this year’s winners discovered a planet around another star. The third turned cosmology into a science

'Big Bang Theory' gets shout out to Nobel Prize announcement

Phys.org - Tue 8 Oct 19

Life imitated art Tuesday when "The Big Bang Theory"—the popular U.S. television show, not the scientific explanation for how the universe began—made its way into the annals of Nobel history.

Daily briefing: How biological advances have changed who we think we are

Nature News - Tue 8 Oct 19

Nature, Published online: 08 October 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-03035-zHow science has shifted our sense of identity, a US plan to DNA-print immigrants worries bioethicists ...

Three Share Physics Nobel for Exoplanet and Cosmological Discoveries

Discover Magazine - Tue 8 Oct 19

(Credit: Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator/Courtesy American Institute of Physics) (Inside Science) -- The 2019 Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three scientists “for contribution ...

From 'weirdo' PhD stargazer to Nobel Physics laureate

Phys.org - Tue 8 Oct 19

As a student astronomer scanning the skies with homemade instruments a quarter of a century ago, Didier Queloz spent months doubting the data that led him to an inescapable conclusion: he'd ...

Exoplanets: tantalising search for life beyond the solar system

Phys.org - Tue 8 Oct 19

This year's Nobel Prize for Physics honoured Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, Swiss astronomers who proved the existence of a planet orbiting a star far beyond the Earth's solar system.

Three scientists win Nobel Prize in Physics for work on evolution of universe

ABC Science - Tue 8 Oct 19

Scientists James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz are recognised for their "contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe, and Earth's ...

Exoplanet pioneers win Nobel physics prize

Nature News - Tue 8 Oct 19

Nature, Published online: 08 October 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02964-zMichel Mayor and Didier Queloz, who discovered the first extrasolar planet orbiting a Sun-like star, ...

Physics Nobel awarded for discoveries about the early universe and exoplanets

ScienceNews - Tue 8 Oct 19

Three scientists share the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for revealing what makes up our cosmos and for finding the first planet orbiting a sunlike star.

Swiss Nobel Physics laureates hail win as 'simply extraordinary'

Phys.org - Tue 8 Oct 19

Two Swiss scientists who on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize along with a Canadian-American colleague hailed their win as "simply extraordinary".

Nobel prize in physics for discovery of exoplanet orbiting a star

Newscientist - Tue 8 Oct 19

The Nobel prize in physics has been jointly awarded to  James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz for their contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s ...

Nobel prize in physics goes to cosmic discoveries

BBC News - Tue 8 Oct 19

Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries about the Universe.

Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to 3 scientists for their contribution to understanding of the evolution of the universe

Phys.org - Tue 8 Oct 19

Canadian-American James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize for their work in cosmology, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences ...

Nobel Prize in Physics to be awarded

Phys.org - Tue 8 Oct 19

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics will be awarded Tuesday, a day after two Americans and one British scientist were given the award for Physiology or Medicine.

Humans will find alien life in the next 30 YEARS, according to a Nobel Prize-winning astronomer

Daily Mail - Thu 10 Oct 19

Planet hunter Didier Queloz, 52, from Switzerland, says he is 'convinced' we are not alone. The Cambridge University professor won the physics prize on Tuesday.

Nobel prize winner laments lack of money for young physicists

Reuters - Wed 9 Oct 19

Swiss scientist Michel Mayor, who shared the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics, said on Wednesday he was concerned about how hard is it for young physicists to make a living from their science work. ...

This Year's Nobel Prize in Physics Mixes 2 Research Fields — And Politics

SPACE.com - Tue 8 Oct 19

The Nobel Prize in physics this year has gone to two very different research threads — and danced around some big societal issues, even as they celebrate distinguished work.

Nobel in physics is a two-fer: Big Bang and exoplanets

Ars Technica - Tue 8 Oct 19

Two unrelated topics unevenly split this year's prizes.

Nobel Prize in physics: 2019 winners made significant cosmological discoveries - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Tue 8 Oct 19

The award goes to a trio of scientists for giving us a new understanding of the universe.

Nobel Physics Prize goes to cosmology and exoplanet pioneers

ZME Science - Tue 8 Oct 19

It's exciting to see exoplanet research being awarded with a Nobel Prize.

Physicists Win Nobel Prize for Finding Exoplanet Around a Sun-Like Star and for Helping Develop Theory of the Universe

Gizmodo - Tue 8 Oct 19

The 2019 Physics Nobel Prize will be awarded half to James Peebles of Princeton University, and half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz of the University of Geneva in Switzerland, for ...

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics recognizes work on dark matter, discovery of exoplanet - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Tue 8 Oct 19

A trio of scientists were award for giving us a new understanding of the universe.

3 win Nobel Prize in Physics for work to understand cosmos

FOXNews - Tue 8 Oct 19

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work in understanding how the universe has evolved from ...

Nobel Prize in Physics Honors Scientists Who Transformed Our Ideas About the Cosmos

SPACE.com - Tue 8 Oct 19

The Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three scientists for unraveling the structure and history of the universe and for changing our perspective of Earth’s place in it.

Nobel Prize in Physics Honors Scientists Who Transformed Our Ideas About the Cosmos, Livescience - Tue 8 Oct 19

Science of far-away planets and infant universe wins Nobel prize

Reuters - Tue 8 Oct 19

Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for revealing the wonder of the evolution of the ...

Peebles, Mayor and Queloz win 2019 Nobel Prize for physics

Reuters - Tue 8 Oct 19

Scientists James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics for ground-breaking work in astronomy, the award-giving body said on Tuesday.

How Two Nobel Laureates Spotted the First Exoplanet

Wired Science Blogs - Wed 9 Oct 19

Swiss scientists “started a revolution in astronomy” by noticing a tiny stutter in the starlight.

Exoplanet explorers

ESA - Wed 9 Oct 19

Watch Nobel laureate Michel Mayor’s seminar about exoplanets Thursday 10:30–11:30 CEST live from ESA’s European Space Astronomy Centre

Exoplanet explorers, ESA - Wed 9 Oct 19

Exoplanet researchers welcome ‘cataclysmic’ Nobel-prize announcement

Physicsworld Blog - Wed 9 Oct 19

Delight as extrasolar planet research is recognized by the Nobel committee – a feat that some thought would never happen The post Exoplanet researchers welcome ‘cataclysmic’ Nobel-prize ...

Nobel Prize for Physics awarded to astronomers and cosmologist

optics.org - Wed 9 Oct 19

James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz recognised for contributions to understanding of the evolution of the universe.

Physics Nobel awarded for exoplanet and cosmological discoveries

Astronomy.com - Tue 8 Oct 19

The three new laureates discovered the first planet orbiting a solar-type star and improved our understanding of how the universe evolved.

Split Nobel Prize In Physics Shows A Lack Of Creativity

Science 2.0 - Tue 8 Oct 19

CRISPR-Cas9 is the biological equivalent of the Higgs in physics; everyone knows it will get a Nobel Prize, it is just a matter of when.What about after that? If physics is any indication, they ...

The Physics Nobel Goes to the Big Bang and Exoplanets

Wired Science Blogs - Tue 8 Oct 19

James Peebles, Michel Mayor, and Didier Queloz shared the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for their discoveries of the universe beyond our solar system.

2019 Nobel Prize in Physics Goes To Three Astronomers

NeuroLogica - Tue 8 Oct 19

It’s Nobel Prize time of year again (it always seems to come around so fast), and the Nobel Prizes for Medicine and Physics have been announced. The physics prize goes to three astronomers, ...

James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz share Nobel Prize for Physics

Physicsworld Blog - Tue 8 Oct 19

Trio bag award for work on cosmology and exoplanets The post James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz share Nobel Prize for Physics appeared first on Physics World.

Exoplanet zoo

ESA - Mon 7 Oct 19

Space Science Image of the Week: More than 200 children imagined diverse extra-solar worlds at ESA’s Open Day

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 goes to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz

AlphaGalileo - Wed 9 Oct 19

Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz from Switzerland have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery in 1995 of the first exoplanet at the Observatoire de Haute-Provence (OHP), ...

Nobel prize in physics 2019: Award for the study of the universe

The Hindu - Tue 8 Oct 19

The Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to James Peebles for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology, and Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz fo

James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz get Nobel Prize for Physics , The Hindu - Tue 8 Oct 19

2019 Nobel Prize in Physics: Evolution of the universe and discovery of exoplanet orbiting solar-type star

ScienceDaily - Tue 8 Oct 19

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics is being awarded "for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth's place in the cosmos," with one half to James Peebles ...