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Nobel Prize 2016

Princeton's F. Duncan Haldane wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Princeton University professor F. Duncan Haldane has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics "for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter."

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News conference details

1:30 p.m. Taylor Auditorium, Frick Laboratory; speakers & titles (.pdf)

Video of news conference


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