Always a Bridesmaid: Vera Rubin and the Nobel Prize
Seeker (registration) (blog)
The 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics went to the University of Manchester's Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov for their ingenious method for making graphene, i.e., two-dimensional carbon in the form of a honeycomb latice just one atomc thick. (The secret?
Best of British leads way in world-class research
The most recent Nobel physics prize - for the discovery of graphene, the world's thinnest material - was won by two Soviet-born scientists, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, professors at Manchester University, while Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial ...
Highlights from the Graphene Flagship
The ground-breaking experiments on graphene recognised in the award of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics were conducted by European physicists, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, both at Manchester University. Since then, graphene research in ...
How graphene could make tyres stronger and lighter
... is many times stronger than steel and can carry electrical charges faster than currently used materials. It was discovered in 2004 by Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov - who were awarded the 2010 Nobel prize in physics for their work on the material.