Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1984
Carlo Rubbia, Simon van der Meer

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Carlo Rubbia - Interview

Interview, July 2008

Interview with the 1984 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Carlo Rubbia, at the 58th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, July 2008. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of

Carlo Rubbia talks about teamwork and collective enterprises in physics, research at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) (10:50), particularly the Large Hadron Collider (12:47), how curiosity drives scientific achievements and encourages the general public's interest in science (14:48), and finally, the energy crisis (20:58) and his views on nuclear (24:00) and solar (30:40) power.

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