The Abel Prize 2011 video page

Video from the Abel Lectures 2011

John Milnor gave his Abel Lecture at the University of Oslo on the 25th of May. The two other Abel Lectures were delivered by Curtis McMullen and Michael Hopkins. The Science Lecture was given by Etienne Ghys.

John Milnor, "Spheres"

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Curtis McMullen, "Manifolds, topology and dynamics"

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Michael Hopkins, "Bernoulli numbers, homotopy groups, and Milnor"

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Science Lecture: Etienne Ghys, "A guided tour of the seventh dimension"

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Video of Christian Skau and Martin Raussen's interview with the Abel Prize Winner John Milnor

(Two minutes introduction in Norwegian, interview in English)

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The television interview with Abel Laureate John Milnor that was broadcasted on Norwegian television in June is now available on the Abel Prize multimedia page. John Milnor received the Abel Prize «for pioneering discoveries in topology, geometry and algebra» to quote the Abel Committee. King Harald presented the Abel Prize to John Milnor at the award ceremony in Oslo, Norway on 24 May. Before the interview there is a short presentation of the award ceremony. John Milnor is interviewed by Martin Raussen and Christian Skau.
The Abel Prize that carries a cash award of NOK 6 million (about EUR 765,000, USD 1 million), is awarded for outstanding scientific work in the field of mathematics.

The video is produced by Intermedia, University of Oslo

Watch the webcast from the announcement 23 March 12:00 pm

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