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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2009
Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle, George E. Smith

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Prize Announcement

Announcement of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics to Charles K. Kao, Willard S. Boyle and George E. Smith, presented by Professor Gunnar Öquist, Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 6 October 2009.

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22 min.

Interview

Following the announcement, Professor Joseph Nordgren explained to senior editor Simon Frantz how the achievements sharing the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics have revolutionized the way in which information can be transmitted globally.

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