Nobel Prize in Physics 2012 Winners

Serge Haroche
-French citizen born in Morocco in 1944
-Earned a Ph.D. from Universite Pierre et Marie Curie in 1971
-Professor at College de France and Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France
-Developed method to control and measure trapped protons by sending atoms through a trap

David Wineland
-Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1944
-Earned a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1970
-Fellow at National Institute of Standards and Technology and University of Colorado Boulder
-Developed method to trap electrically charged atoms and measure them with light