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Predicting Nobel winners

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By Hamish Johnston

Over the last week or so we have been scratching our heads trying to come up with a new and exciting way of hyping up the impending physics Nobel prize announcement (one of the few things that we do hype here at Physics World).

In the past we have published our (ultimately wrong) predictions and invited readers to share their views on who will win the prize.

This year, I’m going to defer to the cartoon residents of Springfield, who have come up with predictions of their own.

There could be a distinguished physicist called Oliver Williamson, but I think Martin may have recycled his economics pick for 2009.

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One comment to Predicting Nobel winners

  1. The distinguished physicist called Oliver Williamson, too, may find my letter, http://www.sittampalam.net/RSAS.pdf, to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, most enlightening.
    Moreover, he would definitely deserve the Nobel if he could satisfactorily answer, say, to Dr Hamish Johnston here, that textbook wisdom on relativity: The moving body does NOT contract transverse to motion.
    Thank you.

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