Nobel Prize winner

‘will bring significant benefits to UK economy’

EPSRC Press Release–Issue Date: 5th October 2010–EPSRC researcher Professor Andre Geim based at the University of Manchester is one of two scientists to share this year’s Nobel Prize for Physics for their “groundbreaking” work on a material with amazing properties.

The Nobel Committee said that Professor Geim and fellow Russian born scientist Konstantin Novoselov have shown that an extremely thin form of carbon just one atom thick had exceptional properties originating in the world of quantum physics. see also

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