Nobel Prize Physics

Einstein's folly: how the search for a unified theory stumped him to his dying day**The Conversation AU**

Eventually **Sheldon Glashow**, **Steven Weinberg**, and **Abdus Salam** announced a unified theory of electromagnetism and the weak nuclear force in 1968. Their electroweak theory postulated the weak force carrier particles – W and Z bosons – which were then ...

Explainer: what is mass?**ScienceAlert**

This incredible trick won **Sheldon Glashow**, **Abdus Salam**, and **Steven Weinberg** the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics. Besides force carriers, the Higgs mechanism also lends mass to fundamental matter particles, explaining why electrons, neutrinos or quarks ...

Steve Weinberg's history of science: the Greeks were wrong and Newton was right**The Australian Financial Review**

In 1967, **Steven Weinberg**, then a visiting professor at MIT, published what has become one of the most frequently cited papers in physics. In it, he presented a mathematical model that "unified" two of ... For this achievement in bringing dramatically **...**

Measure of neutrinos, nature's most elusive particles**EDN.com (blog)**

In the 20th century, **Sheldon Glashow** (big cigar smoker), **Steven Weinberg** (famous atheist), **Abdus Salam** (devout Muslim), Carlo Rubbia (once banned from flying on a certain airline), and everyone who worked on CERN's UA1 and UA2 experiments showed ...

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