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Science masterclass

Vol. 526 No. 7574_supp ppS49-S61
  • In this Supplement

  • The annual meeting between Nobel laureates and young researchers in Lindau, Germany, provides a unique opportunity to glean gems of advice for a successful career in science. The 2015 meeting cast a spotlight on super-resolution microscopy, as discussed in depth in this Nature Outlook, as well as fields as diverse as memory formation and the Higgs boson.

    Cover Art: Sam Falconer






  • All creatures great and small with Elizabeth Blackburn

    From jellyfish to ants, all life is beautiful in the eyes of Elizabeth Blackburn, co-winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. She talks about her fascination with living things and the discovery of telomerase and telomeres.

  • Fluorescence is a state of mind with Stefan Hell

    How to break a fundamental law of physics and win a Nobel Prize to boot. Stefan Hell explains super-resolved fluorescence microscopy for which he shared the 2014 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

  • One photon's journey with Saul Perlmutter

    The story of the evolution of life on earth during one photon’s journey across the universe. Told by Saul Perlmutter who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe.

  • The pigeon, the antenna and me with Robert Wilson

    Radio astronomer Robert Wilson recalls a pair of pigeons who almost thwarted the discovery of cosmic background radiation. Wilson's discovery of cosmic background radiation, 'the echo of the big bang', earned him a share of the 1978 Nobel Prize in physics.


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