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.
Academic family: the Nobel prize in Chemistry 2014
Royal Society of Chemistry (blog)
'Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has a grander view?' – Victor Hugo. In 1873, German physicist Ernst Abbe reported that the resolution limit of the optical microscope was 0.2 micrometres. Although this still remains ...
There's An Excellent Reason Why A Blue Lightbulb Just Won The Nobel Prize
The results are in for the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics. If the brilliant light show above doesn't give it away, then let me enlighten you. On Tuesday, Oct. 7, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced that they awarded the prize to Isamu Akasaki ...