Mourou was affiliated with the Ecole Polytechnique of France and the University of MI in the United States , while Strickland, his student, is a professor at the University of Waterloo in Canada. At 96, Ashkin is the oldest person to win a Nobel Prize . The economics victor in 2012, Lloyd Shapley, was 89. They include the first female physics prize victor in 55 years.
NASA said that this issue is completely separate which won't affect the future research. Referring only to Russian media reports, NASA's statement on Wednesday noted that Dmitry Rogozin, head of the Russian space agency, has said manufacturing defects weren't behind the problem.
But after hearing that shards of a meteorite that crashed in Michigan had sold for a high price, Mazurek took his " doorstop " to be appraised at Central Michigan University . The Smithsonian and a mineral museum in ME are considering buying the meteorite - now called "Edmore" - for display, according to CMU. And now a man in Grand Rapids just found out the meteorite he has from that impact is worth at least $100,000.
The Lockheed Martin lunar lander would weigh 24 tons empty, and weigh 68 tons when fully fueled. The Deep Space Gateway is a collaboration between the USA and Russian Federation to create a lunar space station that will act as a "gateway to deep space".
A new investment of 40 billion Canadian dollars (about 31 billion US dollars) by LNG Canada promises liquefied natural gas delivery to Asian markets in only eight days, announced the firm on Tuesday. "The momentum behind LNG Canada reflects the drastic improvement in the LNG market over the past 12 months, driven by buoyant demand in China ", Dulles Wang, director of North America gas for Wood Mackenzie Ltd., said in a statement.
Michael Moloney, CEO of the American Institute of Physics, praised all the laureates and said "It is also a personal delight to see Dr. Strickland break the 55-year hiatus since a woman has been awarded a Nobel Prize in physics , making this year's award all the more historic".