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Scientists Share Nobel Prize in Physics

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October 4, 2010
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Russian-born scientists Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov share the Nobel Prize in Physics for "groundbreaking experiments" with an atom-thin material expected to play a large role in electronics.


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