April 1, 2001

Nobel Prize Awards

By Editors

Physics 1901 Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen 1902 The prize was awarded jointly to: Hendrik Antoon Lorentz and Pieter Zeeman 1903 The prize was divided, one half being awarded to Antoine Henri Becquerel, the other […]

April 1, 2001

Prelude to Discovery

By Antony Hewish

Some of the factors which characterise an environment conducive to fruitful and innovative scientific research are rather obvious: freedom and encouragement for individuals who wish to follow new leads spurred […]