The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009 was divided, one half awarded to Charles Kuen Kao "for groundbreaking achievements concerning the transmission of light in fibers for optical communication", the other half jointly to Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith "for the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit – the CCD sensor".
the prize is no stranger to controversy with its "not-so-noble" history of overlooking certain scientific contributors—especially women. Spectrum detailed an ugly dispute over the Nobel award for the invention of the charge coupled device in '10. The Nobel committee might consider overhauling the antiquated 3-person limit. Or the public might overlook the reality of modern scientific discovery that involves teams working across international borders rather than the lone genius.
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