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Love at First LightDonna Strickland ’89 (PhD), a self-described “laser jock,” receives the Nobel Prize, along with her advisor, Gérard Mourou, for work they did at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics. By Lindsey Valich
nobelNOBEL PURSUITS: Strickland, pictured in her laboratory at the University of Waterloo, has been captivated by lasers since childhood. “I’ve always had fun playing with them,” she says. “I do often think of it as playing, not work.” (Photo: Cole Burston/Getty Images ) More . . .

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