Steven Weinberg, one of the architects of the Standard Model, is awarded $3M Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.
Just five research areas account for more than half of Nobel prizes.
A former CERN director, Horst Wenninger made significant contributions in getting the LHC approved.
The first evidence for the coupling of the Higgs boson to a second-generation fermion has been reported at the LHC.
“Gas and glue” man Paul Murphy was a long-time leader in particle physics at the University of Manchester.
The Borexino collaboration has used an ingenious analysis to provide the first direct proof of the CNO cycle.
An inspiring mentor and teacher, Zolotorev was a pioneer of experimental studies of atomic parity violation.
The ATLAS collaboration has made the first observation of the photo-production of W-boson pairs.
Ulrich Becker created instruments that led to major contributions to particle physics, including the Nobel Prize-winning discovery of the J/Ψ particle.
CERN’s NA62 collaboration has presented 3.5σ evidence for K+→π+νν̄ – a “golden decay” with exceptional sensitivity to physics beyond the Standard Model