Giorgio Parisi recently shared a Nobel Prize in Physics for his contribution to the theory of complex systems. What is not well known is that photonics was crucial to validating Parisi’s predictions.
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Conti, C., DelRe, E. Photonics and the Nobel Prize in Physics. Nat. Photon. 16, 6–7 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41566-021-00933-5