Hideki Yukawa, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Asian presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1949

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William Lawrence Bragg, first Oceanian to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Oceanian presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1915
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Marie Curie

Marie Skłodowska Curie (/ˈkjʊri, kjʊˈriː/;[2] French: [kyʁi]; Polish: [kʲiˈri]; 7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934), born Maria Salomea Skłodowska ([ˈmarja salɔˈmɛa skwɔˈdɔfska]), was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. Continue reading

Marie Curie, first Woman to receive Nobel Prize Twice in her life time

First Woman to be presented with two Nobel Prizes in her lifetime.
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Albert Abraham Michelson, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1907
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Marie Curie, first Woman to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Woman presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1903
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The Theory that Light has particles…

On December 4, 1900, Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck theorized that light radiates not as waves (as Isaac Newton claimed), but that light was made of particles or packets called quanta. Continue reading