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Quantum Physics Work Nets Nobel

Three scientists win this year's Nobel Prize in physics for their work with superfluids and superconductivity. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cites Alexei Abrikosov, Anthony Leggett and Vitaly Ginzburg for their theories on the strange way matter behaves at low temperatures. Hear NPR's David Kestenbaum.

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David Kestenbaum is a correspondent for NPR, covering science, energy issues and, most recently, the global economy for NPR's multimedia project Planet Money. David has been a science correspondent for NPR since 1999. He came to journalism the usual way — by getting a Ph.D. in physics first.