Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1999
Gerardus 't Hooft, Martinus J.G. Veltman

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Interview, December 1999

Interview with Professor Gerardus 't Hooft in December 1999. The interviewers are Professor Per Carlson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and Jasmina Cirgic, student.

Professor 't Hooft talks about his views on the need for unification in physics, about his hobbies and interest in music (5:02), how he works on mathematical equations (6:50), why he developed his interest in physics (8:23), what can be done to increase the number of physics students (10:39), developments in his field (14:42), his interest in subjects other than physics (21:04), the difference between electrons and black holes (22:23), and how the electronic revolution is changing our world (24:18).

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