Nobel Laureates

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The cockchafer speech

The what??? Well, you see, one of the traditional events at the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting is the annual cockchafer speech. Let me explain that. The first conference in 1951 ended with a gathering of all attending Nobel laureates and their host, Count Lennart Bernadotte, to take a group photograph. Unfortunately it turned out that…

When the chemist Wilhelm Ostwald received the Nobel prize for his research on catalysis in 1909 he probably didn’t expect that his field of work would still be one of the most important topics in modern chemistry one hundred years later. Nevertheless all three Nobel Prizes in chemistry in the last years were given to…

Annually focusing on a different discipline, the Nobel Laureates meet in Lindau (Southern Germany). This year’s meeting is going to be about chemistry and we, the editors of ScienceBlogs.de will be covering all events along with seven blogging scientists. Although there will of course be lots of articles in German, we also launched an English…