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FRANK A. WILCZEK
Institute for Theoretical Physics
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, Calif.
" Bednorz and Muller rocked the physics world with their discovery of high-temperature superconductivity it has kept experimentalists fruitfully occupied and sent theorists scrambling ever since. Their Nobel Prize acceptance speech, recently printed, is sure to attract many readers.
J.G. Bednorz, K.A. Muller, “Perovskite-type oxides—the new approach to high-Tc superconductivity,” Reviews of Modern Physics, 60...