Interview with the 2005 Nobel Laureate in Physics Roy Glauber, at the 58th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, 30 June 2008. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.
Roy Glauber talks about how he became interested in theoretical physics, the unique environment working on the Manhattan Project in Los Alamos during World War II (4:59), why Princeton became a hotspot of theoretical physics in the post-war years (11:32), how theoretical physics has changed as a field since the 1940s (16:11), why he became interested in quantum optics (19:19), the work he has been most proud of (24:53), and the challenges of balancing research and family life (27:36).
Interview with the 2005 Nobel Laureates in Physics, Roy J. Glauber, John L. Hall and Theodor W. Hänsch, 6 December 2005. The interviewer is Joanna Rose, science writer.
The Laureates talk about how they started in science, the Nobel Prize (5:15), their discoveries and the frequency comb technique (11:57), differences in doing science in the USA and Europe (17:58), their theories about light (20:58), and problems still to be solved (27:45).
The Nobel Laureates of 2005 met at the Bernadotte Library in Stockholm in December 2005 for the traditional round-table discussion and TV show ‘Nobel Minds’. The programme presenter is Nik Gowing, principal programme anchor for the BBC’s international television news channel BBC World. Among other things the Laureates talk about competition versus co-operation and the need of mentoring in scientific research.
Telephone interview with Professor Roy J. Glauber after the announcement of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics, 4 October 2005. The interviewer is Joanna Rose, science writer.
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