Donald Arthur Glaser

Interview

Interview, August 2008

Interview with the 1960 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Donald A. Glaser, in August 2008. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.

Donald Glaser discusses his definition of creativity in the context of science, his transition from particle physics to molecular biology (6:01), his subsequent shift to neurobiology (10:15), and his current research modelling the visual system (14:53). Glaser also explains why he co-founded the first biotechnology company (22:16), his advice to students (39:56), and the value of taking “dangerous chances” (45:08).


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