In the 1980s Otten used tritium decays to rebut a 30 eV measurement of the mass of the antineutrino, and initiated the KATRIN experiment.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics aims to stimulate and promote international cooperation in physics.
The $3 million prize will be shared the co-authors of the six papers published by the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration.
Eleni Mountricha told the Courier about the evolution of her career from Higgs hunting to data science.
The pair were awarded the Enrico Fermi Prize for their outstanding contributions to the experimental evidence of CP violation in the heavy-quark sector.
Yodh was a passionate particle and cosmic-ray physicist and renowned sitar player.
Jacques Soffer was a prolific theorist and phenomenologist who played a big part in persuading the elementary particle community of the importance of polarisation-type measurements.
Anton Oed was a passionate inventor whose introduction of micro-strip gas chambers at the Institut Laue-Langevin in 1988 was a decisive breakthrough in the field of radiation detectors.
The $3 million prize will be shared equally between 347 researchers who were co-authors of the six papers published by the EHT collaboration on 10 April.
Atish Dabholkar succeeds Fernando Quevedo.