Richard E. Taylor 1929–2018
We deeply regret to report that laureate Richard Edward Taylor passed away on 22 February 2018 at the age of 88. Taylor received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1990 together with Jerome I. Friedman and Henry W. Kendall for discoveries about deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, insights that have been crucial for […]
Günter Blobel 1936–2018
The Council and Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings mourn the loss of Nobel Laureate Günter Blobel, who died on 18 February 2018, age 81. The German-born biochemist received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1999 for his discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that regulate their transport and localisation in the cell. He studied medicine in […]
New Venue: Five-Year Contract Signed With Inselhalle Lindau
Starting this summer, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings will take place in the new conference centre Inselhalle: On 17 January 2018, Nikolaus Turner, Board Member of the Foundation and the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, and Dr. Gerhard Ecker, Lord Mayor of Lindau, have signed a five-year contract for the reconstructed and extended […]
Nobel Heroes at Los Alamos History Museum
From 12 January–27 April 2018 Nobel Laureate portraits by photographer Peter Badge can be viewed in the Los Alamos History Museum in New Mexico. At the vernissage on Thursday, 11 January 2018, Bishop emeritus Gunnar Stålsett, former Vice Chair of the Nobel Peace Prize Committee, held a keynote address reflecting on science, humanity and world peace. The keynote […]
New Nobel Lab 360°: Ben Feringa
Our latest Nobel Lab 360° features 2016 Nobel Laureate Ben Feringa. The virtual tour through the Feringa lab at the University of Groningen leads from the laureates office, via the synthesis lab to the light lab. Along the way, Ben Feringa and his team tell you about the molecular machines that they design.
New Topic Cluster: The Rise of Life
The story of how life formed on Earth keeps unfolding, revealing new clues about how our planet evolved from being hostile to life to the lush and diverse place we know today. The new topic cluster ‘The Rise of Life‘ leads through important discoveries in the field featuring lectures from Nobel Laureates John Mather, Christian […]
Annual Report 2017
The Annual Report 2017 of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings is out now.
New Series of Mini Lectures on Inequality
The three parts of our new series of Mini Lectures shed light on different aspects of inequality: redistribution, lending and globalisation.