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Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (1932-2007)

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Science  27 Jul 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5837, pp. 466
DOI: 10.1126/science.1146688

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Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, one of the greatest physicists of the 20th century, extended the field of condensed-matter physics toward chemistry, biology, and engineering sciences.