French Jew Serge Haroche Wins Nobel Prize in Physics: Ceremony to be Held in Stockholm
French Jew Serge Haroche has picked up a coveted Nobel Prize in the field of physics, after developing a research method with American David Wineland into quantum particles which led to the creation of superfast computers. Nobel Prize winner Serge Haroche: "I would also like to say that I am happy to share this prize with David Wineland of NIST, National Institute of Science (Standards) and Technology of Boulder. This is a friend and a colleague with whom we have a very old relationship. His group mirrors our group. They have also been working for a long time on simple quantic systems, within a team that allows them to work in the long term with permanent members who have been working with him for a long time, like we do in Paris." Moroccan-born Haroche then spoke of his excitement of sharing the news with Wineland. Nobel Prize winner Serge Haroche: "Of course he learned the news in the middle of the night and when I was able to catch him, at five in the morning, he was even more dazzled than I am because was just awakening. And we shared the pleasure and the surprise of this prize. We are very happy to have the opportunity to meet in a couple of months to discuss about that." The Nobel ceremony will be held on 10th December in Stockholm, Sweden. Prizes were first awarded in 1901 in accordance with the will of dynamite inventor and businessman Alfred Nobel. Since the conception of the 'intellectual Olympics', Jews have become winners in all six fields, making up around 20 ...