Oregon tech CEO says Nobel Prize in Physics overlooks the actual inventors
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
And yet one of Oregon's top tech executives says the Nobel committee made a serious mistake. It's not the invention they got wrong, but the individuals – he says they awarded the prize to the team that perfected the blue LED rather than the researchers ...
How to Stop Winning Nobel Prizes in Science
Wall Street Journal
The Physics prize was awarded to Japan's Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano and Japanese-American scientist Shuji Nakamura for two decades of work, beginning with the quest to grow high-quality crystals of gallium nitride, a key ingredient in blue LEDs.
2014 Nobel Prize in Physics: Imperial physicist congratulates the winners
Imperial College London
In 2007 Professor Nakamura gave the GP Thomson Lecture at Imperial College London as part of the College's centenary celebrations. Here Professor Donal Bradley, Vice-Provost for Research, former Head of the Department of Physics, and Director of the ...
2014 Nobel Prizes for chemistry and physics awarded
Isamu Akasaki from Meijo University and Hiroshi Amano from Nagoya University, both in Japan and Shuji Nakamura from the University of California in the US have been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for developing the environmentally friendly, ...