Latest Materials science News

Phillip Anderson, Nobel laureate in physics, dies at 96

Mar. 31, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Philip Anderson, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist who expanded the world's understanding of magnetism and superconductivity, has died. He was 96. Anderson died Sunday at the Princeton Windrows retirement community in Princeton, New Jersey, his daughter said. No cause was reported. He...

Nobel-winning physics professor donates papers to Illinois

Mar. 8, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A Nobel Prize-winning physics professor donated papers from more than 50 years of work to the University of Illinois Archives, the university announced this week. Anthony Leggett was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics for contributions to the theory of superconductors and...