Peebles, Mayor and Queloz awarded Nobel Prize in Physics

Peebles, Mayor and Queloz awarded Nobel Prize in Physics
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  • calendar-gray 08 October 2019

Canadian-American physician James Peebles has been awarded Nobel Prize in physics “for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology”, while Swiss astrophysicist Michel Mayor and his colleague, astronomer Didier Queloz jointly share the prize “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star,” APA reports citing Sputnik.

The scientists will share a $918,000 cash award, a gold medal and a diploma they are set to receive at a ceremony in Stockholm on 10 December.

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