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Professor Andre Geim, right, is congratulated by a wellwisher outside Manchester University after being awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics along with colleague Dr Konstantin Novoselov, Manchester, England, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. The scientists shared the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for "groundbreaking experiments" with the thinnest, strongest material known to mankind a carbon vital for the creation of faster computers and transparent touch screens. (AP Photo/Jon Super).

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Members of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, from left, Ingemar Lundstrom, Staffan Normark, Borje Johansson and Per Delsing, announce that Russian-born scientists Andre Geim, left on screen, and Konstantin Novoselov, right on screen behind podium, share the Nobel Prize in physics for "groundbreaking experiments" with an atom-thin material expected to play a large role in electronics in Stockholm, Sweden Tuesday Oct. 5, 2010 (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Maja Suslin)

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University of Manchester professors Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, right, awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics pose for pictures outside Manchester University, Manchester, England, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010. Two Russian-born scientists shared the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for "groundbreaking experiments" with the thinnest, strongest material known to mankind _ a carbon vital for the creation of faster computers and transparent touch screens. (AP Photo/Jon Super).

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This undated image made available by the University of Manchester, England Tuesday Oct. 5, 2010 shows Russian-born scientist Andre Geim in Manchester, England. Russian-born scientists Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov shared the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday Oct. 5, 2010 for "groundbreaking experiments" with an atom-thin material expected to play a large role in electronics. (AP Photo/University of Manchester, HO)

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Winning the Nobel Prize for literature "is totally unexpected, a real surprise," Mario Vargas Llosa tells reporters. (Associated Press)

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In this Thursday July 29, 2010 file picture, Tech. Sgt. Jeff Hedglin, right, and Senior Airman Robert Dieguez, both U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen, or PJs, place into a body bag, the remains of one of two U.S. soldiers killed minutes earlier in an IED attack, as soldiers, unseen wait to carry them away, upon landing after a helicopter rescue mission in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

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Consumers line up outside a Best Buy store in Glendale, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, for the midnight release of Microsoft Game Studios' Xbox 360 "Halo: Reach" videogame. Sales of electronics were up 4.7 percent in September, according to MasterCard Advisors' SpendingPulse. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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Portraits on overhead screen from left, show American Richard Heck and Japanese researchers Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki who won the 2010 Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday Oct. 6, 2010 for developing a chemical method that has allowed scientists to make medicines and better electronics as members of the Royal Academy of Sciences announce the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in Stockholm, Sweden. (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Janerik Henriksson)

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President Carter, shown here in 1979, speaks against a backdrop of solar panels at the White House. Activists used one of Mr. Carter's panels to help persuade President Obama to set an example by powering his residence with solar energy. (Associated Press)

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This file photo released by Solar Design Associates shows the solar thermal system produced by the Harvard, Mass., company, installed on the roof of the White House pool cabana in Washington during the George W. Bush administration. The Obama White House on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, will announce plans to install solar panels for the first time atop the White House's living quarters by spring 2011. (AP Photo/Solar Design Associates)

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Members of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, left below screen, announce that Russian-born scientists Andre Geim, left on screen, and Konstantin Novoselov, right on screen behind podium, share the Nobel Prize in physics for "groundbreaking experiments" with an atom-thin material expected to play a large role in electronics in Stockholm, Sweden Tuesday Oct. 5, 2010 (AP Photo/Scanpix Sweden/Maja Suslin)

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In this undated photo, chunks of chemically processed rare earths are shown in Beijing. China's recent halt of exotic metal shipments to Japan amid a diplomatic spat has reverberated throughout the world's high-tech manufacturing hubs _ now on heightened alert to the risks of relying on one country for materials that do everything from helping hybrid engines run to creating the color red in televisions. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2006 file photo, producer and writer Stephen J. Cannell talks about the concentration of media ownership in the hands of a few large corporations at a hearing held by the Federal Communications Commission in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, file)

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Target saleswoman set up a Apple iPad display at a Target store in Cupertino, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010. The iPad went on sale for the first time at Target on Sunday. Target is the only stores outside of the Apple store that sells iPads in the U.S. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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This image made on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 and released by Mattel shows Lily, a Schnauzer, wearing the Puppy Tweets device at Trixie & Peanut in New York. Puppy Tweets is an electronic dog tag with a sensor that you attach to your dog's collar. It detects your pet's movements and sounds and sends a variety of tweets to a Twitter page you set up for your dog on a computer or smart phone. You can invite all your friends to be followers too. (AP Photo/Mattel, Diane Bondareff) NO SALES

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** FILE ** Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates is seen at a Dairy Queen in Beijing, China, Sept. 30, 2010. (Associated Press)

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This image from video provided by the SITE Intelligence Group shows the still picture of Osama bin Laden shown on the video released on jihadist forums on Oct. 1, 2010. (AP Photo/SITE Intelligence Group)

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Jovan Derebankoski, left, of Macedonia, plays Counter-Strike at the 10th annual World Cyber Games in Los Angeles, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Customers wait to buy Nintendo's computer game console, Nintendo 3DS, at retail chain Yamada Denki in central Tokyo, Saturday, Feb. 26 ,2011. The Nintendo 3DS, offering glasses-free 3-D images, has gone on sale in Japan, ahead of a global rollout, and analysts say it promises to be the world's first 3-D mass-market product. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)