Physics Nobel awarded for cosmology and exoplanet discoveries

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded with one half to James Peebles for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology and the other half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz. Mayor and Queloz received the prize for discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star. The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for inventions in laser physics.