- The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) will host an event on Friday October 7th to highlight the Nobel prizes that will have been announced earlier that week.
On behalf of the Leiden Institute of Physics, Prof. Carlo Beenakker elaborates on the Nobel prize in Physics, which was awarded to David Thouless, Michael Kosterlitz and former Lorentz Professor Duncan Haldane. Beenakker has been a KNAW member since 2002. Other speakers are Hans Clevers (Medicine), Bert Weckhuysen (Chemistry) and Maarten Asscher (Literature). This year the Nobel Prize in Chemistry went in part to Dutchman Ben Feringa from the University of Groningen.
The event is open to anyone, but registration is mandatory; see the event page.
Publ. 05-10-2016 09:26