It was in the middle of the night and the Nobel Prize committee couldn’t reach their 2020 economic sciences winner, Detroit-born professor Paul Milgrom.
Luckily, Milgrom’s co-winner is also his neighbor.
According to Stanford University, where the winning duo currently teaches, Robert Wilson trekked to Milgrom’s house in the middle of the night, knocking incessantly to tell him the good news.
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You can watch that moment, and the Michigan-raised winner’s stunned reaction, below.
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