3 share Nobel Prize in physics for discoveries on strange states of matter

October 4, 2016 2:42 PM

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3 share Nobel Prize in physics for discoveries on strange states of matter

STOCKHOLM Three British-born scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discoveries about strange states of matter that could result in improved materials for electronics or quantum computers.

David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz, who are now affiliated with universities in the United States, were honored for breakthroughs they made in the 1970s and ‘80s.

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