UC Santa Barbara Scientist Shuji Nakamura Shares Nobel Prize For Physics

SANTA BARBARA, CA - OCTOBER 07: UC Santa Barbara scientist Shuji Nakamura (C) gives a tour of the lab after winning the 2014 Nobel Prize for physics for the invention of blue LED light October 07, 2014, in Santa Barbara, California. Nakamura and two Japanese scientists shared the prize for the invention of an efficient blue light-emitting diodes using semiconductors, which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)