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05 Oct 2010 21:53 GMT | Europe
The Noble committee announced on Tuesday that Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov of the University of Manchester in England have won the award for their experiments with graphene.Graphene is a flat sheet of carbon just one-atom thick. It is almost completely transparent, but also extremely strong and a good conductor of electricity.
Al Jazeera spoke to co- winner Konstantin Novoselov.
Source: Al Jazeera
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US & Canada, United States, Arts & Culture
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Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Health
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Europe, Child rights, Law
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Europe, Mediterranean, Migrants, United Kingdom, France
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Middle East, Politics, Qatar, Iran, John Kerry
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Arts & Culture, Asia Pacific, Japan
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Business & Economy, Arts & Culture, Nigeria
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Business & Economy, Greece, US & Canada
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Politics, Russia, Vladimir Putin