Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics by Professor Göran K. Hansson, Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 5 October 2021.

“This work holds up a light for other scientists going forward”

Immediately after the announcement, Professor John Wettlaufer, member of the Nobel Committee for Physics, was interviewed by freelance journalist Joanna Rose regarding the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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