The 2019 Abel Prize announcement

The announcement was broadcasted live 12:00 Norwegian Time - March 19 at The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Produced by: Jo Vestly Produksjon

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The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Hans Petter Graver announced Karen Uhlenbeck as the winner of the 2019 Abel Prize. Hans Munthe-Kaas, chair of the Abel committee, gave the reasons for the awarding of the prize. The popular science presentation of the prize winner's work was given by Jim Al-Khalili - a British physicist, author and broadcaster. He also talked to Karen Uhlenbeck to get her immediate response to the news of being awarded the Abel Prize. 

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