[Stockholm, Reuters]-The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that the Nobel Prize in Physics will be awarded to three Swiss and American space researchers who have studied the evolution of the universe and discovered planets outside the solar system.
The winners were Michel Mayor and Didier Kello from Switzerland, and James Pebble from Canada.
The Royal Academy of Sciences stated in a statement that “this year's winners have changed our view of the universe”. “James Peebles helped us understand how the universe evolved after the Big Bang. Michel Mayor and Didier Kello looked for unknown planets outside the solar system That discovery has changed our view of the world forever. "