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CU's Nobel Prize 2001

October 9 News Release

About the Bose-Einstein Condensate

Carl Wieman Vitae

Eric Cornell Vitae


News Conference

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The Nobel Prize

Peter Caughey, (303) 492-6431 (CU),
e-mail: caughey@

Fred McGehan, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (303) 497-7000
e-mail: mcgehan@

News Conference for Nobel Prize Winners

A news conference featuring Eric A. Cornell and Carl E. Wieman, co-winners of the 2001 Nobel Prize in physics, was held at 9:45 a.m. today on the 10th floor of the JILA Tower at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Wieman is a distinguished professor of physics at the University of Colorado at Boulder campus and a fellow of JILA. Cornell is a senior scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a fellow of JILA and a professor adjoint at CU-Boulder.

JILA is a joint institute of CU-Boulder and NIST. Both Wieman and Cornell teach CU-Boulder undergraduate and graduate students. They were awarded the Nobel Prize in physics today along with Wolfgang Ketterle of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

For information call (303) 492-6431.

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