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https://youtu.be/JAIgXIMFpsk “Actually, the governments are lagging behind the people” When it comes to climate change, 2018 Economic Sciences Laureate William D. Nordhaus believes that policies are “miles –miles –miles” behind the science and what needs to be done. Telephone interview with William D. Nordhaus following the announcement of the 2018 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic…

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https://youtu.be/o1tX9TOYJxM “What happens with technology is under our control” Paul M. Romer, the 2018 Economic Sciences Laureate, reminds us that technology isn’t like the weather. It doesn’t just happen to us. It is a tool we can use to do good in the world. Listen to the full interview, following the announcement of the 2018…

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https://youtu.be/uq75kdwHNRg “I hope that it will help bring justice for those women who suffered from sexual violence” Nadia Murad was in Cambridge, Massachusetts when she learned that she had been awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Our conversation with her starts in English but she then moves into Kurdish, with sequential translation provided by her…

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https://youtu.be/-TzfW4iB6gU “I can see in the faces of many women how they are happy to be recognised” Denis Mukwege was performing his second operation of the day during his regular Friday clinic when he received the news that he had received the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Transcript of the interview Denis Mukwege: Hello. Adam Smith:…

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https://youtu.be/8x8HrgG85Wg “I think it’s terribly important that scientists don’t ignore the opportunities that may come from their work” Telephone interview with Sir Gregory P. Winter following the announcement of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media. Transcript of the interview Gregory Winter: Hello. Adam Smith:…

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https://youtu.be/lSrPOWgtkh4 “I’m bouncing off the walls but I’m trying to pretend to sound calm and collected” The new laureate Frances Arnold was interviewed moments after she discovered she had been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media. Transcript of the interview Frances Arnold: Hello.…

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https://youtu.be/b1jQCTh1hUs “Actually I thought it was one of the numerous jokes … but there was so much static on the line I knew it had to be real” George P. Smith was interviewed immediately following the announcement of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on 3 October 2018. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific…

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https://youtu.be/k6tNUPzK1YY “It’s an amazing moment. Nobody is prepared for that kind of moment” Telephone interview with Gérard Mourou following the announcement of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics, 2 October 2018. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media. Interview transcript Gérard Mourou: Hello. Adam Smith: Hello, my name is Adam Smith…

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https://youtu.be/_atdJmegjXc “When I described catching living things with light people said: ‘Don’t exaggerate Ashkin’.” Arthur Ashkin took a break from his current research to talk about the “old research” that led to his breakthrough discovery and earned him a Nobel Prize. Listen to the telephone interview with Arthur Ashkin following the announcement of the 2018…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbbIJqKCm2E “It is the one time in my life that I worked very, very hard!” Donna Strickland never worked as hard or had as much fun as when she was performing the research that led her to the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics. Listen to the telephone interview with Donna Strickland following the announcement of…

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