Interview with two of the 2003 Nobel Laureates in Physics, Anthony J. Leggett and Alexei Abrikosov, 9 December 2003. The interviewer is Joanna Rose, science writer.
The Laureates talk about inspiration, the necessity of experimenting (2:18), what makes people become discoverers (7:44), quantum mechanics (12:07), their views on quantum computers (16:02), and challenges for the future (19:01).
Their work and discoveries range from cancer therapy and laser physics to developing proteins that can solve humankind’s chemical problems. The work of the 2018 Nobel Laureates also included combating war crimes, as well as integrating innovation and climate with economic growth. Find out more.