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    TWO SCIENTISTS, ONE FRENCH AND THE OTHER AMERICAN, HAVE BEEN AWARDED NOBEL PRIZES FOR THEIR DISCOVERIES IN RESEARCH INTO ATOMS AND MOLECULES.

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    PROFESSOR KASTLER AT HIS HOME; TALKING TO NEWSMEN; SWEDISH AMBASSADOR ARRIVES TO SEE HIM.




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    Background: TWO SCIENTISTS, ONE FRENCH AND THE OTHER AMERICAN, HAVE BEEN AWARDED NOBEL PRIZES FOR THEIR DISCOVERIES IN RESEARCH INTO ATOMS AND MOLECULES. THEY ARE PROFESSOR ALFRED KASTLER, AGED 64, OF THE ECOLE NORMALE SUPERIEURE IN PARIS WHO WAS AWARDED THE PHYSICS PRIZE AND PROFESSOR ROBERT S. MULLIKEN, AGED 70, OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, WHO WAS AWARDED THE CHEMISTRY PRIZE.

    THE SWEDISH AMBASSADOR TO FRANCE VISITED PROFESSOR KASTLER AT HIS PARIS HOME TODAY TO TELL HIM OF THE AWARD.

    THE ROYAL SWEDISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCE GAVE THE 1966 PHYSICS PRIZE TO PROFESSOR KASTLER FOR HIS DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT OF PRECISION MEASUREMENT THROUGH THE STUDY OF ATOMS AND MOLECULES. PROFESSOR KASTLER IS THE EIGHTH FRENCHMAN TO WIN A PHYSICS PRIZE. HIS WORK HAS BEEN IN DEVELOPING AN EXACT AND PREDICTABLE MEANS OF INVESTIGATING ATOMIC STRUCTURES.

    PROFESSOR MULLIKEN WAS AWARDED HIS PRIZE FOR THEORETICAL WORK ON THE ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE OF MOLECULES. HE IS THE FIFTEENTH AMERICAN TO RECEIVE THE CHEMISTRY PRIZE,
    THE PRIZES, BOTH WORTH 300,000 CROWNS (GBP20,000 STERLING), WILL BE PRESENTED BY KING GUSTAV ADOLF OF SWEDEN IN STOCKHOLM ON 10TH DECEMBER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9M25H35W6GL1G4YSK1H9YHGN5
    Media URN:
    VLVA9M25H35W6GL1G4YSK1H9YHGN5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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