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Nobel Prize Winner Leaves Group Over Global Warming
2011-09-26 04:26:00

  A Nobel Prize winning physicist has resigned from the American Physical Society (APS), protesting the organization's official stance on climate change, Philip Sherwell of the Telegraph reported on Sunday. Ivar Giaever, an 82-year-old Norwegian who shared the 1973 Nobel Award for work related to quantum tunneling, left the 48,000 member organization earlier this month because of the APA's position arguing that there is a scientific consensus on the global warming issue. The...


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