Who was the First Nobel Prize winner in Physics
(A) Zhores Alferov
(B) Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
(C) Vitaly Ginzburg
(D) Gerard Mourou
Correct Answer : Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
The first Nobel Prize winner in Physics was Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (Germany) in 1901. He received 150,782 SEK.
The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards given in different categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.
This prize is not awarded posthumously; however, if a person is awarded a prize and dies before receiving it, the prize may still be given. Though the average number of winners per prize increased substantially at the time of the 20th century. This prize can not be shared among more than three persons.....Read More
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