Nobel prize

Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez win the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on black holes.

Revolutionary laser tools that have changed our lives have won the Nobel prize in physics.

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics has gone to Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne for their role in the detection of gravitational waves.

This year's Nobel Prize for Physics brings together the physics of materials with one of our favourite areas of maths – topology. In this final article in a series, we asked Fiona Burnell to explain the maths behind the work, and how it may help lead to quicker and smaller electronics, and even the elusive quantum computer.

This year's Nobel Prize for Physics brings together the physics of materials with one of our favourite areas of maths – topology. This is the second in a series of articles where we asked Fiona Burnell to explain the maths behind the work, and how it may help lead to quicker and smaller electronics, and even the elusive quantum computer.

This year's Nobel Prize for Physics brings together the physics of materials with one of our favourite areas of maths – topology.

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded for results that shed light on mysterious fundamental particles called neutrinos.

If chemistry makes you think of white lab coats and green liquids then think again. This year's Nobel prize goes to three researchers who "took chemical experiment into cyberspace".

The 2013 Nobel prize in physics goes to Peter Higgs and François Englert for proposing the mechanism that gives things mass.

How do you best allocate students to universities, doctors to hospitals, or kidneys to transplant patients? It's a tough problem that has earned this year's Memorial Prize in Economics.