Five factoids about Tumblr CEO David Karp
Washington Post (blog)
He dropped out of The Bronx High School of Science, a highly regarded school in New York that has produced seven Nobel prize-winning physicists and six Pulitzer winners, calling it “a particularly driven environment.” Karp's mother allowed him to be ...
Heinrich Rohrer: 1933–2013
The Swiss condensed-matter physicist Heinrich Rohrer who shared the 1986 Nobel Prize for Physics died last week at the age of 79. Rohrer won the Nobel prize for inventing the scanning tunnelling microscope (STM) at IBM's Zürich Research Laboratory.
Swiss Nobel physicist dies at 80
World Radio Switzerland
Swiss Nobel physicist dies at 80. Heinrich Rohrer, one of the fathers of nanotechnology and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, has died. Rohrer, who was 80, passed away at his home in the canton of Schwyz. Rohrer studied at ETH Zurich and then ...
Stony Brook Gets $1M Gift to Establish Endowed Physics and Astronomy Chair
The Yang Chen Ning – Deng Wei Endowed Chair in Physics and Astronomy, made possible by the gift from Dr. Deng Wei, honors C.N. Yang, who won a Nobel prize in 1957, joined the Stony Brook University faculty in 1966, and established what would ...