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Who will win this year’s science Nobel Prizes?

The field is wide open for this year's most prestigious scientific awards

By Philip Ball  

The Dark Sector Lab , located close to the South Pole, houses the BICEP2 telescope (left) and the South Pole Telescope (right). ©Steffen Richter, Harvard University

Predicting who will win a Nobel this year is always a safer game than it might sound—no one really expects you to get it right. There are rare occasions—such as last year’s award in physics to Peter Higgs…

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