Work of Amherst College Physics Professor Jonathan Friedman Named a Milestone by Nature Magazine

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna

August 19, 2008
Caroline Jenkins Hanna
Director of Media Relations
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AMHERST, Mass. – Nature, one of the world’s leading academic journals, has recognized the 1996 research of Amherst College physics professor Jonathan Friedman as a major scientific development in spin physics. Friedman’s work exploring mesoscopic spin systems was noted in the publication’s “Milestones in Spin” supplement, highlighting the most influential discoveries in the field since 1896.