Sunday, June 26, 2022

Who Won The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry?

For 2020 the Nobel Prize has been announced in both branches of science, physics, and chemistry. In the year 2020, the Nobel prize has been Given jointly. Okay, let us give the answers to your question “Who won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry?

The Nobel prize in Physics has been jointly given to the three scientists.

Who won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics?

Who won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry?
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 These three scientists are Roger Penrose to discover that “black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”. 

The other two scientists are Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez to discover a “supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy”. 

As we stated above the Nobel prize has been jointly awarded to scientists. One half of the 2020’s physics Nobel prize has given to Roger Penrose, and the other half jointly to Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez, according to the Royal Swedish Academy of Science. 

About the Scientists (Little Bio)

Roger Penrose

He was born in 1931 in Colchester, United Kingdom.  He teaches at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. 

Reinhard Genzel 

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He was born on 24 March 1952 in Bad Homburg Vor Der Hohe, Germany. He is affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley, CA, the United States of America, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Germany. 

Andrea M. Ghez

She was born in 1965, in New York, United States of America. She is an American astronomer and professor at UCLA (University of California Los Angeles) in the Physics and Astronomy department. When she gets this news after then, In a video with UCLA, she was looking very happy and positive to know she won the Nobel prize for her discovery in Physics. 

Who won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?

Who won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry?
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The Nobel prize 2020 in chemistry has been also jointly announced to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for the “development of a method for genome editing”.  On 7 October 2020, the Royal Swedish Academy of Science had announced this award. 

The Prize is shared jointly, One half to Emmanuelle Charpentier and the other half to Jennifer A. Doudna. 

About scientists (Little Bio)

Emmanuelle Charpentier

She was born on 11 December 1968, in Juvisy-Sur-Orge, France. She is a French professor and researcher in microbiology, genetics, and biochemistry. Emmanuelle Charpentier is affiliated with the Max Planck Unit for the science of Pathogens, Berlin, Germany at the time of the award. 

Jennifer A. Doudna

She was born on 19 February 1964, in Washington, DC, United States. She is an American biochemist. At the time of award, she is affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States of America. 

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