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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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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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

First Nobel Prize in Physics

Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 Continue reading

Discovery of Antimatter

Physicist Carl David Anderson discovered antimatter in 1932 in a magnetic cloud chamber at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA. Continue reading

Magnetism Treatise

Magnetism treatise published Epistola Petri Peregrini de Maricourt ad Sygerum de Foucaucourt, militem, de magnete (Letter of Peter Peregrinus de Maricourt to Sygehus of Foucaucourt, Soldier, on the Magnet) in the mid-13th century. Continue reading

Self-Sustaining Nuclear Chain Reaction Demonstration

Italian-American physicist Enrico Fermi created the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstration on December 2, 1942 Continue reading

Advanced Atomic Theory

Greek philosopher Leucippus of Miletus of Turkey, proposed the first atomic theory back in 500 BCE, Continue reading

Francis William Aston

Francis William Aston FRS (1 September 1877 – 20 November 1945) was an English chemist and physicist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-radioactive elements, and for his enunciation of the whole number rule. Continue reading