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Sounds of Science

Wednesday, 20.06.2018 17:00

Place: National House of Vinohrady, Namesti Miru 9, 120 53 Prague
Presented in English
Organisers: Institut Français de Prague

Sounds of Science

Public conference with three French Nobel Prize winners Accompanying Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

This extraordinary evening will be attended by three outstanding personalities of French science, the Nobel Prize winners: Jean-Marie Lehn (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1987), Serge Haroche (Nobel Prize in Physics, 2012) and Jean-Pierre Sauvage (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2016) ). The latest findings from their fields will be presented to the audience in a way accessible to the general public.

Their lectures will be accompanied by the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra with a special "scientific" program, in which the compositions composed by scientists or for scientists will be performed (Alexander Borodin, Edgard Varèse, Joseph Haydn, Eric Satie, Petr Cigler).

The lecture will be presented in English, with the possibility of interpreting it in Czech. The evening will be moderated by Daniel Stach (Czech Television).


Organized by the French Institute in Prague. One of the sponsors of the event is the Institute of Physics of the CAS.