Strange matter wins British scientists Nobel Prize in Physics
Three British-born scientists who joined the brain drain to the US and broke new ground with discoveries about exotic states of matter share this year's Nobel Prize in Physics.
Professors David Thouless, Duncan Haldane, and Michael Kosterlitz, were honoured with the top award in physics by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
The prize was given in recognition of work that opened the door to a mysterious world in which matter can assume unusual states unknown in nature.
The trio used advanced mathematical modelling to study strange "phases" of matter such as superconductors,... read more
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