CU Boulder boasts five Nobel laureates, four in physics and one in chemistry. Perhaps the world's premier honor for intellectuals, and certainly the best known, it celebrates individuals who have "conferred the greatest benefit to human kind" through their work. Since the award's inception in 1901, 904 people have won the Nobel — not to mention a measure of fame. Here's the scoop on CU's own scientist-celebrities. To see the full infographic, view the PDF on the Spring 2019 issue page.

Illustrations by Ryan Olbrysh