From the New York Times, October 4, 2022 (Sign-up needed to view): Yesterday, the three winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics were recognized for their experiments in an area that has broad implications for secure information transfer and quantum computing. Read more about how their results have cleared the way for “new technology based upon quantum information.”
From CNN, October 6, 2021: Fermilab’s Don Lincoln describes the important work of the three 2021 Nobel Prize recipients in physics being honored for developing methods to understand complicated physical systems.
From Illinois Tech, September 16, 2021: Former Fermilab director and Nobel Prize winner Leon Lederman had a portion of 33rd Street in Chicago renamed in his honor on Saturday, September 18, at an event hosted by IIT. Lederman won the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics and is best known for his work on neutrino research. He was director of Fermilab from 1979 to 1989.
2020 Nobel Prize winner Andrea Ghez will give the University of Chicago’s fourth Maria Goeppert-Mayer lecture, titled “The Monster at the Heart of our Galaxy,” on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 3:30 p.m. U.S. Central time. Watch a live stream of the lecture: https://physics.uchicago.edu/events/event/1584/
Early Tuesday morning, three physicists—James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz—were rewarded for decades seminal contributions to advancing science with a phone call from Stockholm. This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded “for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos.”
Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. at the Pritzker Auditorium in Chicago for a special event celebrating the life and legacy of Leon Lederman and looking forward to the future of particle physics. Presented by the Chicago Council on Science and Technology and Fermilab, in conjunction with the the Chicago Public Library, the program will include presentations, a question-and-answer panel with physicists and a miniature physics slam featuring students from IMSA.
From The New York Times, Oct. 2, 2018: The Nobel committee recognized the scientists for their work in using light to make miniature tools.