2021 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to three members of Academia Europaea

2021 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to three members of Academia Europaea

Our congratulations to Professor Syukuro Manabe MAE, Professor Klaus Hasselmann MAE, and Professor Giorgio Parisi MAE, who are among this year’s Nobel Prize winners.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 “for ground-breaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems”.

Half of the Prize was jointly awarded to Professor Syukuro Manabe MAE of Princeton University and Professor Klaus Hasselmann MAE from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, “for the physical modelling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming”.

The second half of the Prize was awarded to Professor Giorgio Parisi MAE of Sapienza University of Rome, “for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales”

Previous recipients of the Nobel Prize in Physics, and members of Academia Europaea, include Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS MAE and Professor Reinhard Genzel  FRS MAE in 2020. Professor Genzel was jointly awarded a share of the Prize with Professor Andrea Ghez.

For more information visit the Nobel Prize website.

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Posted 11th October 2021. For further information please contact AECardiffHub@cardiff.ac.uk

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