Banquet speech

Banquet speech

https://youtu.be/svtY_XKKMXM   William D. Nordhaus’ speech at the Nobel Banquet, 10 December 2018. Ers Majestäter, Ers Kungliga Högheter, Excellenser, Kära pristagare, Mina damer och herrar, Våra barn, Våra barnbarn. The 2018 citation for economic sciences highlights “the causes and consequences of technological innovation and climate change.” The science of climate change was founded in 1896,…

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Banquet speech

https://youtu.be/5k_sISTkG4E   Tasuku Honjo’s speech at the Nobel Banquet, 10 December 2018. Your Majesties, your Royal Highnesses, Excellencies, Dear Laureates, Ladies and Gentlemen. On behalf of Professor Jim Allison and myself, I wish to express our heartful appreciation to the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute and the Nobel Foundation. Cancer has been the No.…

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Banquet speech

https://youtu.be/EnLdBiu7ci8 Frances H. Arnold’s speech at the Nobel Banquet, 10 December 2018. Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Excellences, Dear Laureates, Ladies and gentlemen. Let me start with a question: “Why did Newton’s apple fall to the ground?” First the answer from the physicist: “There is a force called gravity that exists between any two objects,…

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Banquet speech

https://youtu.be/vzHE4TDYjsI Donna Strickland’s speech at the Nobel Banquet, 10 December 2018. Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Excellences, Dear Laureates, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my honour to represent the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 and speak on behalf of Arthur Ashkin and Gérard Mourou, my esteemed colleagues with whom I share the prize. Arthur Ashkin…

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Banquet speech

Otto Hahn’s speech at the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm, December 10, 1946 (in German) Der Schwedischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und dem Nobelkomite möchte ich meinen tiefgefühlten Dank aussprechen für die grosse Ehre, die sie mir mit der Erteilung des Nobelpreises erwiesen haben, und auch Ihnen, sehr verehrter Herr Präsident Curman, möchte ich herzlich danken für…

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Banquet speech

Marie Curie’s speech at the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm, December 10, 1911 (in French) Je remercie l’Académie des Sciences du très grand honneur qu’elle m’a fait. Je crois que cet honneur ne s’adresse point uniquement à moi. Pendant de longues années, et moi avons consacré toutes nos journées aux travaux concernant nos découvertes communes du…

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Banquet speech

As the Laureate was unable to be present at the Nobel Banquet at the City Hall in Stockholm, December 10, 1954, the speech was read by John M. Cabot, United States Ambassador to Sweden «Having no facility for speech-making and no command of oratory nor any domination of rhetoric, I wish to thank the administrators…

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Banquet speech

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio’s speech at the Nobel Banquet, 10 December 2008 Eders Majestäter, Eders Kungliga Högheter, Mina damer och herrar Jag vill tacka för äran att vara här, tacka Svenska Akademien, tacka svenska folket och jag vill också tacka…

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