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    We all need to say a congratulations and thank you!

    Nobel prize in Physics and what allows us to be such a great community.

    http://www.dpreview.com/news/0910/09...nobelprize.asp


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    Re: We all need to say a congratulations and thank you!

    $1.4M is a nice "thank you"

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    Re: We all need to say a congratulations and thank you!

    Only $0.7M goes to the CCD stuff ($0.35M each).

    The other 0.7M goes to fiber optics/telecommunications.

    http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/p...009/index.html

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    Re: We all need to say a congratulations and thank you!

    Heh perhaps it's not about the money?
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    Re: We all need to say a congratulations and thank you!

    go CAL--another one today. with UCSF, two staffers and one grad so far this year! benefit of a public school education...

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    Re: We all need to say a congratulations and thank you!

    Hi Terry,

    There is a book called "Spycraft" which discusses how the earliest CCD applications were in covert operations cameras used by the CIA.

    The book was obviously published before the prize was announced and discusses the first meetings at CIA to see how the CCD would work for their applications. Apparently, it was little more than a mass of wires at that point.

    Thanks, steve

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    Re: We all need to say a congratulations and thank you!

    Good to see at least some Noble prize winners actually deserve their prize!

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