Prof. Steven Chu, Nobel Laureate of Physics in 1997, was named the newsmaker of the year 2009. Chu is a Chinese American.
The News has a title:
Newsmaker of the year: The power player
Dr. Chu is a physicist. He won a Nobel prize due to his contribution to capture atoms. Now he serves in B. Obama’s government.
One can find the news published online 20 December 2009.