The Nobel and the Ignobel

Russian-born Andre Geim, now of the University of Manchester, has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics for extracting graphene from a piece of graphite (using very sophisticated lab equipment: a piece of adhesive tape).

He was last seen in 2000 winning the Ignobel for his work levitating frogs using a magnet.

p.s. How does it feel to be Michael Berry, his collaborator on the frog-experiment vs. Konstantin Novoselov, his collaborator on the graphite tape-ripping one?

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