Thought for the month

“In a celebrity-obsessed culture, tragedy is a tonic for a sagging career, death the ultimate marketing tool.” Chicago Tribune October 12 1995 (written by the Tribune Rock Critic).

Friday, 9 August 2019

Michael Pepper wins Isaac Newton Medal and Prize

The condensed-matter physicist Michael Pepper has won the Isaac Newton Medal and Prize “for the creation of the field of semiconductor nanoelectronics and discovery of new quantum phenomena”. Presented by the Institute of Physics, the international award is given annually for “world-leading contributions to physics”.

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