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Scientist being all sciency. Maine news from The Rumford Media

Scientist being all sciency. Maine news from The Rumford MediaSTOCKHOLM — A French-American duo shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for inventing methods to observe the bizarre properties of the quantum world, research that has led to the construction of extremely precise clocks and helped scientists take the first steps toward building superfast computers. Serge Haroche of France and American David Wineland opened the door to new experiments in quantum physics by showing how to observe individual quantum particles without destroying them, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said. Haroche and Wineland, both 68, work in the field of quantum optics, which deals with the interaction between light and matter. (read more at Today’s Zaman)