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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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Nobel Prizes

Nobel Prizes

Credit: Credit: National Science Foundation


George F. Smoot, left, and Edmund S. Phelps, right, two of this year's Nobel laureates.

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