Science writers discuss their favourite Nobel Prize winners and the influence that their work has had on them.
The Nobel Prize Committee has officially announced its recipients for the Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, Physics and Medicine or Physiology. The Nobel Prizes were established by Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel in 1895, and are recognised as one of the highest accolades in science, literature and peace. This year, two of the prizes have been split […]
The discovery of four new elements and the subsequent completion of the seventh row of the periodic table, has chemists all over the world excited. Back in 2011, we saw the discovery of elements 114 (flerovium) and 116 (livermorium), both in row seven. Now, on the 30th of December 2015 the elements 113, 115, 117 […]