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NSF Supported 2006 Physics and Economics Nobel Work
Statement of congratulations by NSF director Arden L. Bement, Jr.
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Credit: Credit: National Science Foundation
George F. Smoot, left, is the co-winner of the Nobel prize in physics, and Edmund S. Phelps, right, won the Nobel prize in economics. Both laureates were funded by NSF.
Credit: Smoot (left) credit: Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Phelps (right) credit: Diane Bondareff