Ivar Giaever

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Ivar Giaever is a Norwegian-born physicist who shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in physics. He is now an institute professor emeritus at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a professor-at-large at the University of Oslo, and the president of Applied Biophysics.

Global Warming quote

A quote attributed to Giaever has been widely circulated in anti-global warming circles:

I am a skeptic ... Global warming has become a new religion...

See /climate for details on this quote and further discussion of Giaever's views on global warming.