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The science concerned with the production and effects of very low temperatures, particularly temperatures around that of liquid helium (< 4.25 K).
[cryo- + G. -gen, producing]
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The rapid progress of low-temperature physics in going ever further down will create a growing need for a measure that is appropriate in that domain and thermodynamically consistent with the divergence at absolute zero.
Donnelly's interest in turbulence came late in a career that focused mostly on low-temperature physics.
Bishop was selected as the 2009 award recipient because of "his effective leadership of AT&T/Lucent/Bell Labs research during an especially turbulent time in the telecommunications industry, and for his seminal contributions to low-temperature physics research.

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