physicist Wolfgang Ketterle shares 2001 Nobel Prize in physics
Photo gallery, press conference at MIT 10/9/01
Photographer, Donna Coveney, MIT
MIT Professor Wolfgang Ketterle, at a university news conference on Tueday, Oct. 9, praises the "great team" of students who helped discovered a new state of matter, the Bose-Einstein condensate, in the Ketterle lab at the MIT Research Laboratory for Electronics. Ketterle, 43, shared the Nobel Prize in physics with two MIT alumni who work at the JILA laboratory, a joint venture in Boulder, Colo. of the University of Colorado and the National Institute of Standards.