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Kavli prizes announced

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3:29pm, May 28, 2008
Perhaps Alfred Nobel has met his match. Or at least his coveted prize may have. Today, the NorwegianAcademy of Science and Letters announced its inaugural Kavli Prize laureates, named in honor of Fred Kavli.

"The Kavli Prizes were created to recognize achievements in three exceptionally exciting fields, which we believe promise remarkable future discoveries and benefits for humanity in the 21st century and beyond," Kavli said today during a ceremony announcing the winners.

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