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Brian Schmidt
Feature: A Nobel Week
Brian Schmidt’s world was turned upside down when he was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for Physics for research that has turned our understanding of the universe inside out.
Brian Schmidt
Feature: What Illuminated Dark Energy?
Science rarely overturns existing paradigms, so why was the astonishing announcement that a mysterious “dark energy” was accelerating the expansion of the universe so quickly accepted by cosmologists?
Simon Says: Infinity Equals Nothing
The work of Australia’s new Nobel Laureate challenges the semantics of the absolute.
Online Feature: Bread, beer and botox: the science behind the 2013 Nobel Prize for medicine
The 2013 Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded "discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic". What does this mean and why is it important?
Online Feature: Could the Higgs Nobel be the end of particle physics?
While the discovery of the Higgs boson has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physics, it hasn’t brought us any closer to answering some of the most troubling problems in fundamental science.
Online Feature: Nobel prizewinners took chemistry from pipettes to programming
The 2013 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for research that has revolutionised our understanding of how enzymes control the chemistry in our bodies.