What category of the Nobel Prize has been awarded the most?

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  • Physics correct

    Physics was such an important science to Alfred Nobel that it was the first one he mentions in his will. 110 Nobel​ prizes in physics have been awarded since it's first recipient, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, in 1901. Other famous recipients of the awards have been Albert Einstein and Paul and Marie Curie. Yesterday, The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 was awarded jointly to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass". Sounds impressive, gents!

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