Neumann, John von (1903 - 1957) - built a solid framework for quantum mechanics, worked in game theory, pioneers of computer science and von Neumann algebras.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 1927 - Awarded jointly to Arthur Holly Compton for his discovery of the effect named after him, and to Charles Thomson Rees Wilson for his method of making the paths of electrically charged particles visible by condensation of vapour.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 1933 - Awarded jointly to Erwin Schrödinger and Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory.
The Nobel Prize in Physics, 1918 - Awarded to Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck in recognition of the services he rendered to the advancement of Physics by his discovery of energy quanta. Includes a short biography and a transcript of the award speech.