Interview with Professor Walter Kohn by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel at the 54th meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, 2004.
Professor Kohn talks about being a non-chemist awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry and how it has affected his life; how the sciences differ (8:29); gives some advice to young students (9:29); talks about traumatic experiences during his childhood (13:13); his years in Canada (17:43); and how he initially came into science (22:40).
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