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She used galaxies’ rotations to discover the first direct evidence of dark matter in the 1970s while working at the Carnegie Institution in Washington.
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David Thouless, Duncan Haldane And Michael Kosterlitz's work may open up new applications in electronics.
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Only two women have ever won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 115 years.
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