Academics Anonymous: sexism is driving women out of science
The Guardian (blog)
Marie Curie was a pioneering physicist and chemist, a Nobel prize winner and the discoverer of elements. And yet, ask a school child about her achievements and they will tell you how she walked around clumsily with radioactive isotopes in her pocket.
Film showcases Fermilab work on quest to find Higgs boson
Aurora Beacon News
His book tells the story of scientists' search for the Higgs boson through the awarding of last year's Nobel Prize in Physics to Peter Higgs, the man who first theorized the particle existed back in 1964. “I thought it absolutely, beautifully captured ...
Flair Fives: Albert Einstein
Richmond Times Dispatch
Albert Einstein is shown a few days before his 70th birthday in his home in Princeton, N.J., in this March 1949 file photo. The famed thinker, winner of the 1921 Nobel Prize in physics, was born in Ulm, Germany, on March 14, 1879.
Scientists may have detected the gravitational echoes of the big bang
Researchers in the field agree that a confirmed detection of an echo of the big bang would almost certainly earn its discoverers a Nobel Prize. An announcement from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is scheduled for Monday March 17th at ...