Interesting facts about the Noble prize in Physics



The Nobel Prize Amount

The Nobel Prize amount for 2015 is set at Swedish kronor (SEK) 8.0 million per full Nobel Prize.

Sharing of Nobel prize


 *  47 Physics Prizes have been given to one Laureate only.
*  32 Physics Prizes have been shared by two Laureates.
*  30 Physics Prizes have been shared between three Laureates.




Total number of Nobel Laureates in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to 201 Laureates between since 1901 to 2015. As John Bardeen has been awarded twice there are 200 individuals who have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics since 1901.




Average Age

The average age of all Physics Laureates in Physics between 1901 and 2015 is 55 years.




Youngest Nobel Laureate

Youngest Nobel Laureate in Physics is Lawrence Bragg, who was 25 years old when he was awarded the Nobel Prize together with his father in 1915.

Oldest Nobel Laureate

The oldest Nobel Laureate in Physics  is Raymond Davis Jr., who was 88 years old when he was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2002.


Physics Laureates and their Fields

The most common research field for Nobel Laureates in Physics is particle physics. It is the field for 34 Nobel Laureates

Persons who won more than one

John Bardeen is the only person who has received the Nobel Prize in Physics twice. Marie Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize twice, once in Physics and once in Chemistry.

Female Nobel Laureates in Physics


Of the 198 individuals awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, only two are women.
1903 - Marie Curie (also awarded the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.)
1963 - Maria Goeppert-Mayer
 
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