Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1986
Dudley R. Herschbach, Yuan T. Lee, John C. Polanyi

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Interview, June 2000

Interview with John Polanyi by Sture Forsén at the meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2000.

John Polanyi talks about his family background; creative environments (1:55); interdisciplinary science, and the risk of industrial support to science (6:49); interest in science policy (14:06); and the responsibilities scientists have in trying to improve the world (17:57).

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