Oct. 2, 2018

NAS, NAE Members Share 2018 Nobel in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 was divided, one-half awarded to National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering member Arthur Ashkin “for the optical tweezers and their application to biological systems”, and one half jointly to National Academy of Engineering member emeritus Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland “for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses.”