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Harvard physicist, 80, earns Nobel

By Gareth Cook
Globe Staff / October 5, 2005

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Four decades after his research launched a whole new branch of physics, Harvard University professor Roy J. Glauber was named a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize yesterday for insights into the strange behavior of light that laid the groundwork for high precision instruments from lasers to global positioning systems. (Full article: 1012 words)

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