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And the Nobel Peace Prize goes to…

Al Gore and the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.  The award was won for their efforts to raise awareness about global warming. There’s a few interesting things to note about this award.  First, it was barely a day … Continue reading

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And the Physics Nobel Prize goes to…

Albert Fert and Peter Gruenberg, for the discovery of giant magnetoresistance. This is one of those prizes that’s pretty well-deserved, because giant magnetoresistance is now applied for data readout on pretty much every magnetic hard drive being produced, such as … Continue reading

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