Physics in the library: Nobel 2018

Physics at the Library: The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics

Mats Larsson from the Nobel Committee for Physics describes the 2018 physics Nobel prize: Tools made of light.

The inventions being honoured this year have revolutionised laser physics. Extremely small objects and incredibly rapid processes are now being seen in a new light. Advanced precision instruments are opening up unexplored areas of research and a multitude of industrial and medical applications.