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Interview with the 2005 Nobel Laureate in Physics Roy Glauber, at the 58th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, 30 June 2008. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org. Roy Glauber talks about how he became interested in theoretical physics, the unique environment working on the Manhattan Project in Los Alamos during World War II (4:59), why Princeton became a hotspot of theoretical physics in the post-war years (11:32), how theoretical physics has changed as a field since the 1940s (16:11), why he became interested in quantum optics (19:19), the work he has been most proud of (24:53), and the challenges of balancing research and family life (27:36). Credits: Ladda Productions AB (camera)
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