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This year the academy is likely to seek a more harmonious choice for the 10 million kronor (more than USD 1.1 million) prize.

From nanosphere to Nobel Prize: The Hindu Science Quiz

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1. Which of the following is a soft rock produced when lava with a high content of water and gases is given off from a volcano?

1. Piezoelectricity is the phenomenon where in response to being moved or squeezed a crystal shows an accumulation of electric charge. One of the physicists who discovered this also won the Nobel prize though for a different discovery. Who was this?

1. The invention of the scanning tunnelling microscope (STM) earned its inventors Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer the Nobel prize in 1986. Which of the following is an achievement of the STM?

1. In April 2021, Saint Gobain set a record by making

1. Gold as we all know is yellow in colour, but nanospheres of gold appear differently coloured. Which of the following is the right description?

From nanosphere to Nobel Prize: The Hindu Science Quiz

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