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Nobel Prize honours physicists, sparks politics

The Nobel Prize in physics this year has gone to two very different research threads and danced around some big societal issues, even as it celebrates distinguished work.

The award was split to honour both cosmology research exploring dark matter and the discovery of planets orbiting other stars. But the Nobel Prize is awarded to individual researchers, and that's where things seem to

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