(CNN) — They live in different places, work at different universities and dedicate their careers to studying different topics. But there's one thing at least four of this year's US Nobel Prize laureates
It’s hard to spark enthusiasm about a subject until your listeners know how it impacts their lives. It’s even tougher for subjects in the hard sciences which are often described in ways that seem far from
Michael Stanley Whittingham may not be a household name but the chances are the technology he developed is sitting in the smartphone in your pocket and a dozen other devices you own around the home. If
When the Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to the three scientists who invented lithium-ion batteries this week, they paid tribute to the role their creation had in the of
John B Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin, M. Stanley Whittingham of SUNY Binghamton University, and Akira Yoshino of Meijo University have won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry at the Royal
Although initially set up to recognize the most beneficial contributions to humankind, it is not every year that a Nobel Prize winning discovery has had such widespread impact. Look at it this way: most
If you had to slip a couple AAs into your smartphone every morning to check your email, browse Instagram, and text your friends, chances are the mobile revolution would not have been quite so revolutionary.