Nature Outlook 2015: Science Master Class

The tradition continues! Once again our media partner Nature has released a supplement for their publications that covers the research discussed at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.

The annual meeting between Nobel laureates and young researchers in Lindau, Germany, provides a unique opportunity to glean gems of advice for a successful career in science. The 2015 meeting cast a spotlight on super-resolution microscopy, as discussed in depth in this Nature Outlook, as well as fields as diverse as memory formation and the Higgs boson.

The supplement is available for free in ist entirety. To access it simply click on the cover below.

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Video: The pigeon, the antenna and me with Robert Wilson

Radio astronomer Robert Wilson recalls a pair of pigeons who almost thwarted the discovery of cosmic background radiation. Wilson’s discovery of cosmic background radiation, ‘the echo of the big bang’, earned him a share of the 1978 Nobel Prize in physics.

This is the fourth and final episode of the “Nature Video Lindau Collection 2015”. In this series of animated films, Nobel prize-winning scientists talk about work, life and discoveries that changed the world. The the films have been produced by our media partner Nature at the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting with support from Mars, Incorporated.

The whole series of films can be watched here at Nature’s website.

Video: One Photon’s Journey with Saul Perlmutter

The story of the evolution of life on earth during one photon’s journey across the universe. Told by Saul Perlmutter who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe.

The second movie out of the “Nature Video Lindau Collection 2015” is out. In this series of animated films, Nobel prize-winning scientists talk about work, life and discoveries that change the world. The stories were recorded by our media partner Nature at the 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

 

 

The whole series of films – made possible through the support by Mars, Incorporated – can be watched here at Nature’s website.