Interview with the 2012 Nobel Laureates in Physics Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland, on 6 December 2012. The interviewer is Nobelprize.org's Adam Smith.
The Physics Laureates talk about the months following their Nobel Prize announcements in October 2012 (0:40); what inspired them as children to become scientists (2:40); the importance of mentorship (5:40); how to deal with failure (14:10); what quantum states are (19:00); Schrödinger's cat (22:30); quantum physics (25:00); creating more accurate clocks and quantum computers (27:00); curiousity-driven research (33:00); long and short-term funding for scientific research (34:00).
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