2010 Nobel Prize in physics awarded

According to an official press release from The Nobel Foundation, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences will award the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov (both from the University of Manchester, UK).  They were awarded the prize for, “…groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene.”

The official announcement of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics will be available as a live webcast today (Tuesday, October 5)…see http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/about/prize_announcements/ for details.

Note that the bottom of the press release includes links to information for the public, scientific background, as well as further reading.

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