‘I have no idea what any of this means’: Nobel laureate John F. Clauser on his long road to proving quantum entanglement

On October 4, 80-year-old John F. Clauser woke up in his California home to find he had received the Nobel Prize in Physics (opens in a new tab). He received the award at a ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 10 with Anton Zeilinger and Alain Aspect for their work on quantum entanglement.

It was a moment of celebration for Clauser, whose groundbreaking experiments with particles of light helped prove key elements of Quantum mechanics (opens in a new tab).

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