1964: Nobel Physics Prize Goes to 3
New York Times (blog)
STOCKHOLM — The 1964 Nobel Prize for physics was awarded today to an American and two Russians for their research on the maser-laser light beam. The American, Charles Hard Townes, 49, is provost of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
UCSB Nobel Prize Winner Nakamura Gets High Japanese Honor
Santa Barbara Independent
In early October, Nakamura, along with two Japanese scientists, won the Nobel Prize for Physics for inventing the blue LED, credited with making way for the white LED, a promising technology particularly for areas of the world where electricity is scarce.
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 ...
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 ...