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Swedish scientist melts gold at room temperature

Swedish scientist melts gold at room temperature

Ludwig De Knoop, a researcher from the Chalmers department of Physics, has successfully melted gold at room temperature by exposing it to a high electric field. De Knoop was not initially aware how gold would respond to exposure to electricity. His experiment …Continue reading

Nobel in Chemistry Awarded to Developers of Technique for Study of Previously Unseen Biomolecules

The 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been won by three scientists credited with development of cryo-electron microscopy technique that allows study of biomolecules not visible through previously available microscopic techniques. Jacques Dubochet is based at University of Lausanne, Switzerland; Joachim Frank …Continue reading

Scientists Who Discovered Gravitational Waves Win Nobel Prize in Physics

A hundred years ago, Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves. These waves were detected for the first time on September 14, 2015. The scientists who led the effort have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics. The Royal Swedish Academy …Continue reading

US geneticists win 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine for insights into our body clock

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been jointly awarded to US geneticists Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the internal circadian biological clock which governs the wake-sleep cycles of …Continue reading

National Centre for Physics at Quaid-I-Azam University Renamed “Professor Abdus Salam Center for Physics”

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved renaming Quaid-i-Azam University’s National Centre for Physics as the “Professor Abdus Salam Center for Physics” to honor Pakistan’s first Nobel laureate. The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training will put up a formal summary in …Continue reading