Werner Heisenberg Prize in Physics "for the creation of quantum mechanics". And yet small-minded religious folk and sectarian neo-atheists claim each the ownership over truth and the mysteries of life and the universe.
From left to right: Pierre Curie (Nobel Prize in Physics Marie Skłodowska-Curie -Polish scientist (Nobel Prize in Physics 1903 and Chemistry Irène Curie (Nobel Prize in Chemistry Dr Curie (Pierre Curie's father).
The 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa "for the design and synthesis of molecular machines" - "the molecular motor is at the same stage as the electric motor was in the
Kary B. Mullis - Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, for inventing PCR. In this lecture he talks about his inspiration and explains the process. Apparently he was on LSD when inspiration struck (but that is not mentioned here!
Maria Goeppert Mayer (June 1906 – February was a German-born American theoretical physicist, and Nobel laureate in Physics for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucleus. She was the second female Nobel laureate in physics, after Marie Curie.
Who missed the TITANIC? Guglielmo Marconi: The Italian inventor, wireless telegraphy pioneer and winner of the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics was offered free passage on Titanic but had taken the Lusitania three days earlier