The Nobel Lectures 2012
The official Nobel Lectures held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry, and the Laureates in Economic Sciences.
09.00 - 14.15
Aula Magna, Stockholm University
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
The Nobel lectures are free of charge and open to the public.
The official Nobel Lectures held by this year’s Nobel Laureates in Physics and Chemistry, and the Laureates in Economic Sciences. The lectures will be held in English. The hall will be open from 08.40. The Nobel lectures are free of charge and open to the public. Registration is not required.
Please note that it is not possible to make reservations.
09:00–09:05 Welcome address
Barbara Cannon, President of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
09:05–10:20 The Nobel Prize in Physics: Particle control in a quantum world
Controlling photons in a box and exploring the quantum to classical boundary
Serge Haroche, Collège de France and Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Superposition, entanglement, and raising Schroedinger’s cat
David J. Wineland, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and University of Colorado Boulder, CO, USA
11:00–12:15 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Smart receptors on cell surfaces
A brief history of G-protein coupled receptors
Robert J. Lefkowitz, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
The structural basis of G protein coupled receptor signaling
Brian K. Kobilka, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
13:00–14:15 The Prize in Economic Sciences: Stable allocations – from theory to practice
Assignment games: The mathematics of matching
Lloyd S. Shapley, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The theory and practice of market design
Alvin E. Roth, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, and Harvard Business School, Boston, MA, USA
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