Question of The Day02-07-2021

Who is the only person awarded with Nobel Prize in Physics twice?


Correct Answer : d ) John Bardeen

Explanation :

John Bardeen is the only Nobel Laureate who has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics twice, in 1956 and 1972. In 1956, he won Nobel Prize for the invention of the transistor with Walter Brattain and William Shockley.  In 1972, John Bardeen again won Nobel Prize with Leon Cooper and J Robert Schrieffer for theory of superconductivity.        

First Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to W C Rontgen in 1901 for the discovery of X-rays.

Hence, option (d) is correct.

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