Interview with the 2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Jean-Pierre Sauvage on 6 December 2016, during the Nobel Week in Stockholm, Sweden. Interviewer is Nobel Media’s Susanna Baltscheffsky.
Jean-Pierre Sauvage talks about the artefact he donated to the Nobel Museum, what brought him to science (6:07), when he got the idea that led to the discovery (7:40), chemical machines (10:36), his work in the laboratory (13:12) and about what’s important in life (17:29).
The 2016 Nobel Laureates gathered for a conversation about research, drive and vision on 11 December 2016. The conversation was filmed at the Grünewald Hall at Stockholm Concert Hall, and was hosted by BBC World’s Zeinab Badawi.