Sounds of Science 2022
The French Embassy in the Czech Republic and the French Institute in Prague organised a general public scientific conference called “Sounds of Science” on June 23rd, 2022 in National House Vinohrady. This exceptional event brought together three leading French scientists:
- Jean-Marie Lehn (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1987)
- Jean Tirole (Nobel Prize in Economy 2014)
- Thomas Ebbesen (Kavli Prize for Nanoscience 2014)
They presented the latest scientific concepts in their respective disciplines in an accessible way for the general public, from high school students to researchers.
A musical performance by the renowned French pianist, composer and musicologist Karol Beffa complemented this scientific programme, including the screening of a 1920 silent movie by René Clair, “Paris qui dort/ The Crazy Ray”, with improvised piano accompaniment.
This event was held in English.
Moderator: Daniel Stach (Česká televize).