Physics trio collect Nobel prize at gala

National / Science & Health Dec 11, 2014

Physics trio collect Nobel prize at gala

The three Japan-born physicists who won this year's Nobel Prize in physics for inventing energy-efficient blue light-emitting diodes received their prize at a ceremony in Stockholm on Wednesday. The three are Shuji Nakamura, a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, who was born ...

Editorials Oct 8, 2014

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