His research of Doppler cooling, or the trapping of atoms with laser light, won him the Nobel Prize in physics in 1997.
In 2009 he became the second Chinese American to become a member of the U.S. Cabinet as the Secretary of Energy.
Chu took an interest in sports, teaching himself how to pole vault using only bamboo poles.
was an American biologist and University Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
is an English physicist and former musician, a Royal Society University Research Fellow, PPARC Advanced Fellow at the University of Manchester
Was a German physicist who won the 1914 Nobel Prize in physics for his discovery of X-ray crystallography which helps in determining the arrangement of atoms in some substances.
was an Indian physicist whose ground breaking work in the field of light scattering earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics
Albert Abraham Michelson was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment
An Austrian physicist who worked on nuclear physics.
Was an eminent American physicist who revolutionized the fields of electronics and magnetic resonance imaging.
Was an American theoretical physicist who made an important contribution to the unification of elementary particles and forces.
Was a German-born American theoretical physicist who is credited as one fo the founders of quantum physics.