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Nobel Week Dialogue: Smaller footprints: how can we reduce our energy usage?

Smaller footprints: how can we reduce our energy usage? Panellists: David Awschalom, Pam Fredman, Anneli Hulthén, Johan Rockström, Semida Silveira and Jan-Eric Sundgren Moderator: Elaine Weidman-Grunewald. The 2013 Nobel Week Dialogue was dedicated to Exploring the Future of Energy. This event brought together a unique collection of thinkers from a range of disciplines — Nobel …

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Nobel Week Dialogue: The promised land of renewable energy

The promised land of renewable energy: where can the science take us, and how do we get there? Panellists: Steven Chu, David Gross, Alan Heeger, Hartmut Michel and Elisabeth Rachlew. Moderator: David MacKay The 2013 Nobel Week Dialogue was dedicated to Exploring the Future of Energy. This event brought together a unique collection of thinkers …

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The 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature

Alice Munro won the 2013 Nobel Prize in literature, the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences announced Thursday. The prize motivation as follows: “master of the contemporary short story”. Alice Munro, born in Wingham, Ontario, is a Canadian English-language writer. Since her debut in 1968, she has exclusively published collections of short stories with the reservation …

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Alvin E. Roth: The Theory and Practice of Market Design

Uppsala University presents Nobel Laureate in Economics for 2012, Professor Alvin E. Roth. For many years it has been a tradition to invite the new Nobel Prize laureates to Uppsala University in connection with the Nobel Prize festivities in Stockholm. Location: Uppsala, Sweden. Event date: 2012-12-13.

Robert J. Lefkowitz: A Brief History of G-Protein Coupled Receptors

Uppsala University presents Nobel Laureate in Chemistry for 2012, Professor Robert J. Lefkowitz. For many years it has been a tradition to invite the new Nobel Prize laureates to Uppsala University in connection with the Nobel Prize festivities in Stockholm. Location: Uppsala, Sweden. Event date: 2012-12-13.

Serge Haroche: Controlling photons in a box and exploring the quantum to classical boundary

Uppsala University presents Nobel Laureate in Physics for 2012, Professor Serge Haroche. For many years it has been a tradition to invite the new Nobel Prize laureates to Uppsala University in connection with the Nobel Prize festivities in Stockholm. Location: Uppsala, Sweden. Event date: 2012-12-13.

David J Wineland: Superposition, entanglement, and raising Schrödinger’s cat

Uppsala University presents Nobel Laureate in Physics for 2012, Dr David J Wineland. For many years it has been a tradition to invite the new Nobel Prize laureates to Uppsala University in connection with the Nobel Prize festivities in Stockholm. Location: Uppsala, Sweden. Event date: 2012-12-13.

Nobel Week Dialogue: Genetics and Nurture: Understanding the Interactions Between Genetics and the Environment

  Nobel laureates and other experts discuss genetics in this session of round-table discussion.

Nobel Week Dialogue: The Great Deal We Don’t Know and How to Discover It

  Nobel laureates and other experts discuss human biology in this session of round-table discussion.

The 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature

The Chinese author Mo Yan recieves the 2012 Nobel Prize in literature. As motivated by the Swedish Academy Secretery, Peter Englund: “As with hallucinatory realism combines history, myth and modernity”. By the Nobel Prize Committee: Mo Yan (a pseudonym for Guan Moye) was born in 1955 and grew up in Gaomi in Shandong province in …

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