Dazzling laser feats earn these physicists a Nobel

The trio recognized for their light manipulation includes the third-ever female physics winner

Ashkin, Mourou and Strickland

TRICKS OF LIGHT  Flourishes of laser virtuosity garnered the Nobel Prize in physics for three scientists: Arthur Ashkin (left), Gérard Mourou (middle) and Donna Strickland (right).  

From left: Nokia Bell Labs; Jérémy Barande/École Polytechnique/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0); University of Waterloo

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