Zhores I. Alferov: Scientific Discovery and the Information Age

Conversations with History: Zhores Alferov

Zhores Alferov, Vice President, Russian Academy of Sciences; Nobel Laureate in Physics.


Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Russian Nobel Prize Laureate Zhores Alferov for a discussion of the influences that shaped his scientific career, the interplay between theory and experimentation in his own scientific discovery, and the impact of the global science community on discovery and policy. He offers insights on the education of the next generation of scientists and describes the complicated relationship between scientists and the state.

KEYWORDS: Nobel Laureates, Technology, Scientific Inquiry. 

Zhores I. Alferov
Publication date: 
April 10, 2005
Publication type: 
Conversations with History