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Caretaker President receives Nobel laureate in physics Claude Cohen Tannoudji.

CARTHAGE (TAP) - Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki received, on Friday, French physicist Prof. Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, winner of the 1997 Nobel prize in physics.

The talk highlighted the importance of promoting quality training in scientific research given its role in building the knowledge society, reads a Presidency press release.

Professor Claude Cohen-Tannoudji is born in 1933 in the Algerian city of Constantine.

He was awarded the 1997 Nobel prize in physics for the development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light.

He shared the Nobel prize with American Steven Chu and William Philips.

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