As you have read, the 2020 Nobel Prize Physics was shared by:
Roger Penrose is one of the few science winners in recent years to be somewhat known to the general public. This is due to his books, notably:
You may think that at 89 he is one of the oldest to be awarded the Nobel Prize. However, there are at least three who were above 90 at the time of the award, including one from Physics:
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Also Andrea Ghez became only the fourth woman to win a Nobel Prize in Physics. The earlier instances were in 1903 (Marie Curie), 1963 (Maria Goeppert-Mayer) and 2018 (Donna Strickland).