Essays Tagged: "Nobel Prize in Physics"

Robert Andrew Millikan

ch on Cosmic Rays until he retired in 1945. It was while he was at Cal Tech in 1923 that he won the Nobel Prize in Physics. Millikan was the first Cal Tech Doctorate to achieve a Nobel Prize.

(2 pages) 34 0 4.1 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Short biography of Martinus J. G. Veltman, written in first person, about the Nobel prize winner for chemistry

the faculty of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.The path to co-receiving the 1999 Nobel Prize in Physics began with my research in the field of Elementary Particle Theory. Thereafter ... had finally had succeeded.Our research led to the proof of a past theory which earned its creator a Nobel Prize as well. Twenty years earlier, the prize went to Sheldon Glashow for his unified theory ...

(1 pages) 31 0 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Introduces innovations in nano-technology.

speak against the possibility of maneuvering things atom by atom." Feynman went on to win the 1965 Nobel Prize in physics.The word nanotechnology was most likely said by Eric Drexler, in the early 19 ...

(3 pages) 116 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz.

ctromagnetism, which was recognized by the award (jointly with his pupil Pieter Zeeman) of the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics.Lorentz was born in Arnhem, Holland, on 18 July 1853. He was educated at loca ... he teaches me what sort of things are made up of same or different substances.NEWSPAPER ARTICLEThe Nobel Prize winner Hendrik A. Lorentz has published an essay on the relation between the velocity of ...

(8 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

James Chadwick

The Nobel Prize was first started in 1901. This is the first international award given yearly. The award ... ersonal diploma and a prize amount of money. This prize was named after a man named Alfred Bernhard Nobel. He was born in Sweden in 1833. At age nine he and his family moved to Russia where he and his ... at we live, there are many people that have stone quarries that use dynamite to benefit themselves (Nobel Prize). In 1935 the winner of the Nobel Prize was a man named Sir James Chadwick. Chadw ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

'Intrinsic Motivation: How to create an intrinsically motivating environment and stimulate creativity and innovation within employees of technology sectors.'

AbstractArthur Schawlow, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics in 1981, was once asked what, in his opinion, made the difference between hig ...

(27 pages) 490 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Atomic Theory

another important person in the development of the atomic theory, was born in 1906. Thomson won the Nobel Prize in physics (1906) for his work in the conduction of electricty through gases.He discover ... h. The first atomic bomb was developed with the help of Chadwick, and because of this he earned the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1935.

(2 pages) 1316 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


r eclipse of May, 1919 tested this theory. His prediction was then confirmed and he was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics.Einstein lived in Berlin, Germany for the next ten years. He was hardly ever ...

(2 pages) 923 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Alexander Fleming and Penicillin

What is the Nobel Prize? The Nobel Prize is an international award given every year since 1901 to recognize peop ... le for their achievements and years of hard work and determination. The prize was created by Alfred Nobel and today it is awarded by the Nobel Foundation. There were originally five categories of this ... ndation. There were originally five categories of this award but today there are six, which are the Nobel Prize in Physics, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the Nobel Prize in Medicine, the Nobel Prize i ...

(8 pages) 10 0 4.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Nanotechnology in Chemistry

seem at the atomic level. The STM was invented by Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohder, and won them the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986.In 1985 another key break through was made by Robert Curl, Harold ...

(8 pages) 16 0 1.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Chemistry Paper About Marie Sklodowska Curie, a Famous Scientist Who Discovered The Element Polonium

on awarded the Curies the Humphry Davy Medal. Later, in 1903, Becquerel and Curies were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their combined discoveries about radioactivity. Sklodowska was the first ... Sorbonne.In 1911 Sklodowska Curie received a telegram informing her that she was awarded the second Nobel Prize, this time in chemistry for the discovery of radium and polonium. She was the first pers ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Lasers of the 60's

ers help in the medical field. It helps with therapy. It also helps with hair removal. According to Townes, Basov and Prokhorov shared the prize for their fundamental work, which led to ... uctor laser which today, by far, is the most common laser. For this work they were awarded the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physics. The advent of the laser, in the sixties, has opened the way to important dev ...

(5 pages) 3581 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Albert Einstein

t of the general theory of relativity (one of the two pillars of modern physics), and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics (1921). However, Einstein is most well known for the law of mass- energy equi ... tically many new things about the world that are important in each and every frame of reference.The Nobel Prize in Physics 1921 was awarded to Albert Einstein "for his services to Theoretical Physics, ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


of information technology.Russian physicists Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, who received the Nobel Prize for their work in 2010, discovered the material graphene at the university of Manchester ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

ECG Biometric Recognition

Department of Electrical EngineeringIdentifying humans based on their ecg signalsELE 490 Senior Design IStudent(s) Names & I ... ntents �5List of Figures and Tables �6Glossary �7Executive Summary �81. INTRODUCTION �81.1 Purpose �101.1.1 High Pressure Sodium (HPS) �111.1.2 Smart S ... vantages and Disadvantages of SSL �161.4 Literature Review �161.4.1 TRIAC Voltage Varying Circuit �171.4.2 LDR Circuit �182. Requirements Specifications �18Upgrade C ...

(8 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering