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Michael Moyer

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    Physics Nobel Honors Early Universe and Exoplanet Discoveries

    The astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz won half of the prize for their 1995 discovery of a Jupiter-like planet orbiting a nearby star. The cosmologist James Peebles won the other half for work exploring the structure of the universe.

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    Laser Physicists, Including Third Woman Ever, Win Physics Nobel

    Three researchers shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for advances in laser physics. The winners include a woman for the first time in 55 years.

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    Nobel Prize Awarded for Quantum Topology

    Three physicists have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for rewriting our understanding of exotic quantum states on the surfaces of materials.