Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2012
Serge Haroche, David J. Wineland

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Serge Haroche - Interview

Short Interview, 11 December 2012

Serge Haroche, 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physics, talks about the highlights of the Nobel Week on 11 December 2012, the day after the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.

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56 sec.

Nobel Minds 2012

The 2012 Nobel Laureates met at the Bernadotte Library in Stockholm on 7 December 2012 for the traditional round-table discussion and TV program 'Nobel Minds'. The Nobel Laureates discussed their work and what being awarded a Nobel Prize meant to them. The discussion was hosted by Zeinab Badawi of the BBC.

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47 min.

Interview, December 2012

Interview with the 2012 Nobel Laureates in Physics Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland, on 6 December 2012. The interviewer is's Adam Smith. The Physics Laureates talk about the months following their Nobel Prize announcements in October 2012 (0:40); what inspired them as children to become scientists (2:40); the importance of mentorship (5:40); how to deal with failure (14:10); what quantum states are (19:00); Schrödinger's cat (22:30); quantum physics (25:00); creating more accurate clocks and quantum computers (27:00); curiousity-driven research (33:00); long and short-term funding for scientific research (34:00).

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41 min.

Interview, October 2012

Telephone interview with Serge Haroche following the announcement of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, 9 October 2012. The interviewer is's Adam Smith.

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7 min.

Transcript of the Telephone Interview with Serge Haroche


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