The Nobel Prize in Physics 1960
Donald A. Glaser
Interview, August 2008
Interview with the 1960 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Donald A. Glaser, in August 2008. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.
Donald Glaser discusses his definition of creativity in the context of science, his transition from particle physics to molecular biology (6:01), his subsequent shift to neurobiology (10:15), and his current research modelling the visual system (14:53). Glaser also explains why he co-founded the first biotechnology company (22:16), his advice to students (39:56), and the value of taking "dangerous chances" (45:08).
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Interview, June 2000
Interview with Donald Glaser by Anders Bárány at the meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2000.
Donald Glaser talks about why he became a physicist, previous studies of cosmic particles and his invention of the bubble chamber (2:06), Fermi's big mistake (16:48), life after the Nobel Prize (19:06), and his careers advice for young students (25:28).
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