The pioneers of LIGO- Rainer Weiss from MIT, Barry Barish from Caltech and Kip Thorne from Caltech have managed to win a Nobel Prize in the realm of physics for being the leaders of the LIGO experiment.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the year 2017 has been awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W. Young. They have been awarded this award for their discovery in the field of the circadian clock.
SUBRAHMANYAN CHANDRASEKHAR name is always remembered for his work on the evolution of stars and theoretical structure.
The National Science Day in India is celebrated in the loving memory of Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman (C. V. Raman) who was responsible for the discovery of Raman Effect on 28th February 1928. He was the first Indian and Asian to ever win a Nobel Prize in the field of Physics.
Niels Henrik David Bohr was born on 7th October, 1885 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He made fundamental contributions in understanding the structure of the atoms and developing the early theory of quantum physics.
The Nobel Prize is the most coveted prize in the world of the sciences and mathematics. Winning the Nobel is akin to taking home the Holy Grail- that is how valued it is for scientists. For scientists, it is an impressive affirmation of their abilities, research skills and expertise in their respective fields.