Announcement of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics to Albert Fert and Peter Grünberg, presented by Professor Gunnar Öquist, Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 9 October 2007.
Following the announcement, Professor Ingemar Lundström told senior editor Simon Frantz how giant magnetoresistance has changed the way our computers look and function.
Their work and discoveries range from cancer therapy and laser physics to developing proteins that can solve humankind’s chemical problems. The work of the 2018 Nobel Laureates also included combating war crimes, as well as integrating innovation and climate with economic growth. Find out more.