James Cronin


Interview, June 2010

Interview with James Cronin at the 60th meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2010. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editorial Director of Nobel Media.

James Cronin talks about the Lindau meeting he is attending and the importance of it; what led him to physics, and his interest in humanities (3:10); his studies at Chicago University in the golden age of particle physics (6:49); the time at Brookhaven and managing of machines (9:38); the detection of asymmetry between matter and anti-matter (14:08); the implication of the discovery (18:56); his move from particle physics to cosmic rays (24:05); and what he is hoping to discover in the future (33:05).

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