The Nobel Prize in Physics 2010 has been awarded jointly to Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov "for groundbreaking experiments regarding the two-dimensional material graphene".

Graphene, which Geim and Novoselov have created, is the thinnest material in the world. Students of the Russian science tradition Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, working in the Netherlands and the UK respectively, have been named as the Nobel Laureates in Physics for 2010. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced this on Tuesday in Stockholm.