Interview, December 2014
Interview with 2014 Nobel Laureate in Physics Hiroshi Amano, 6 December 2014.
Hiroshi Amano’s work in simple terms.
Hiroshi Amano on when he realized he had a breakthrough.
Hiroshi Amano on what brought him to science.
Hiroshi Amano on role models.
Hiroshi Amano on how he heard about the Nobel Prize award.
Hiroshi Amano, 2014 Physics Laureate on what brought him to science. 6 December 2014.
The 2014 Nobel Laureates met at the Grünewald Hall in the Stockholm Concert Hall in Stockholm on 11 December 2014 for the traditional round-table discussion and TV program ‘Nobel Minds’. The Nobel Laureates discussed the discoveries for which they’ve been honored, how these can be applied in a practical way, and the role of science in today’s society. The discussion was hosted by Zeinab Badawi of the BBC.
Telephone interview with Hiroshi Amano following the announcement of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics, 8 October 2014. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer of Nobel Media.
Hiroshi Amano was on a plane so it took quite some time before he received the news that he had been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics together with Isamu Akasaki and Shuji Nakamura. “One of the most amazing travels for me”, comments Hiroshi Amano. Hear an interview with him, now back in Japan, when he reflects on an extraordinary week.
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.