Topic: Konstantin Novoselov
The Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to three economists who examined how unemployment can remain high while jobs stand vacant.
Graphene, a super-strong, transparent form of carbon one atom thick, could be used in displays, solar panels, and lightweight composites. Two Russian-born scientists found a way to isolate it, winning the 2010 physics Nobel Prize.
Nobel Prize winners Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov were recognized today for their work with one-atom thick carbon known as graphene. The Nobel Prize committee recognized their "playfulness."