Interview with Professor Yuan T. Lee by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel at the 55th meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2005.
Professor Lee talks about why he decided to become a scientist; his move to the USA and why he went back to Taiwan (2:26); the Nobel Prize and how it has affected his life (6:56); his engagement in environmental issues (12:55); finally, Lee gives some advice to young students (19:33).
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