The majority of Nobel prizewinners are men, including the two in this film: Harry Kroto and Dudley Herschbach. This gender imbalance worries the young researchers who join them at a German school to debate the state of science education and how science is perceived beyond the classroom. Kroto tells them about a creationist museum in the United States, which brings up the issue of public trust in science. The young researchers wonder what role they can play.
Nature Lindau video: Beyond the classroom
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The 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting…
…was dedicated to chemistry and was held from 30 June to 5 July 2013. 34 Nobel Laureates and more than 600 young researchers from up to 80 countries engaged in lively discussions and exchanged their knowledge, ideas and experiences. On this platform, a team of experienced bloggers and enthusiastic meeting participants provided interviews, background information, special features and interesting stories, articles and comments, pictures, videos and much more.