French-German duo win Nobel Physics prize

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9 October 2007, STOCKHOLM (AFP) - Albert Fert of France and Peter Gruenberg of Germany on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize for the discovery of giant magnetoresistance, technology used to read data on hard disks, the Nobel committee said.

9 October 2007

STOCKHOLM (AFP) - Albert Fert of France and Peter Gruenberg of Germany on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize for the discovery of giant magnetoresistance, technology used to read data on hard disks, the Nobel committee said.

The technology has made it "possible to miniaturise hard disks so radically in recent years," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.

AFP

Subject: French news, German news

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