Sunday, October 6, 2013
Niskayuna’s Ivar Giaever recalls the morning he got word of winning the Nobel Prize
By Bill Buell
40 years later
Forty years ago this month, Milan Fiske, a supervisor at the General Electric Research Laboratory in Niskayuna, got a call from Stockholm, Sweden. One of the lab's employees, Ivar Giaever, had just been named the Nobel Prize winner in physics....