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Quantum pioneers win Nobel physics prize

Images: Niklas Elmehed, Nobel Prize Outreach

Prize for 2022 recognises experiments with photons including “spooky” teleportation

Three quantum physics researchers have been awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics for their pioneering experiments with photons.

The 10 million Swedish kroner (€920,000) prize, awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, was shared by Alain Aspect (pictured left) of Université Paris-Saclay and École Polytechnique in Palaiseau, France; Anton Zeilinger (pictured right) of the University of Vienna in Austria; and John F Clauser (pictured centre), an independent researcher and entrepreneur from California in the United States.

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