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Quantum Physics Work Captures Nobel Prize

From left, Alexei Abrikosov, Anthony Leggett and Vitaly Ginzburg, who shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics.
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From left, Alexei Abrikosov, Anthony Leggett and Vitaly Ginzburg, who shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Three scientists win this year's Nobel Prize for physics for their work with superfluids and superconductivity. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cites Alexei Abrikosov, Anthony Leggett and Vitaly Ginzburg for their theories. Hear NPR's David Kestenbaum.

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David Kestenbaum is a correspondent for NPR, covering science, energy issues and, most recently, the global economy for NPR's multimedia project Planet Money. David has been a science correspondent for NPR since 1999. He came to journalism the usual way — by getting a Ph.D. in physics first.

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