Nobel Prize in Physics

  • the nobel prize in physics
    (swedish: nobelpriset i fysik)
    a golden medallion with an embossed image of a bearded man facing left in profile. to the left of the man is the text "alfr•" then "nobel", and on the right, the text (smaller) "nat•" then "mdcccxxxiii" above, followed by (smaller) "ob•" then "mdcccxcvi" below.
    awarded foroutstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics
    date10 december 1901; 118 years ago (1901-12-10)
    locationstockholm, sweden
    presented byroyal swedish academy of sciences
    reward(s)9 million sek (2017)[1]
    first awarded1901
    currently held byjim peebles, michel mayor, didier queloz (2019)
    most awardsnobelprize.org
    wilhelm röntgen (1845–1923), the first recipient of the nobel prize in physics.

    the nobel prize in physics is a yearly award given by the royal swedish academy of sciences for those who have made the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics. it is one of the five nobel prizes established by the will of alfred nobel in 1895 and awarded since 1901; the others being the nobel prize in chemistry, nobel prize in literature, nobel peace prize, and nobel prize in physiology or medicine.

    the first nobel prize in physics was awarded to physicist wilhelm röntgen in recognition of the extraordinary services he rendered by the discovery of x-rays. this award is administered by the nobel foundation and is widely regarded as the most prestigious award that a scientist can receive in physics. it is presented in stockholm at an annual ceremony on 10 december, the anniversary of nobel's death. through 2019, a total of 212 individuals have been awarded the prize.[2]

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The Nobel Prize in Physics
(Swedish: Nobelpriset i fysik)
A golden medallion with an embossed image of a bearded man facing left in profile. To the left of the man is the text "ALFR•" then "NOBEL", and on the right, the text (smaller) "NAT•" then "MDCCCXXXIII" above, followed by (smaller) "OB•" then "MDCCCXCVI" below.
Awarded forOutstanding contributions for mankind in the field of Physics
Date10 December 1901; 118 years ago (1901-12-10)
LocationStockholm, Sweden
Presented byRoyal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Reward(s)9 million SEK (2017)[1]
First awarded1901
Currently held byJim Peebles, Michel Mayor, Didier Queloz (2019)
Most awardsnobelprize.org
Wilhelm Röntgen (1845–1923), the first recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physics.

The Nobel Prize in Physics is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who have made the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics. It is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Alfred Nobel in 1895 and awarded since 1901; the others being the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Nobel Prize in Literature, Nobel Peace Prize, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

The first Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to physicist Wilhelm Röntgen in recognition of the extraordinary services he rendered by the discovery of X-rays. This award is administered by the Nobel Foundation and is widely regarded as the most prestigious award that a scientist can receive in physics. It is presented in Stockholm at an annual ceremony on 10 December, the anniversary of Nobel's death. Through 2019, a total of 212 individuals have been awarded the prize.[2]

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