Seven Nobel Prize winners to come to Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Hundreds of international scientists, including seven Nobel laureates will come to Vietnam to attend the 9th "Meet Vietnam" in the central province of Binh Dinh.

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American scientist who won the Nobel in 1988--Jack Steinberger, is going to visit Vietnam.

The event will take place in the city of Quy Nhon of Binh Dinh, from July 28 through August 17, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam - France diplomatic relations and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the “Meet Vietnam” by Vietnamese French Professor Tran Thanh Van.

"Meet Vietnam" is an important scientific event of Vietnam, with the participation of over 200 scientists from more than 30 countries, including seven scientists and scholars who won the Nobel prize.

The Nobel Prize-winning scientists include American Professor Jack Steinberger (Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988), David Gross (Nobel Prize in Physics in 2004), Georges Smoot (Nobel Prize in Physics in 2006), Jerome Friedman (Physics Nobel in 1990) and Sheldon Glashow (Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979).

In addition, the Italian Professor Carlo Rubbia (Nobel Prize in Physics in 1984) and German Professor Klaus von Klitzing (Nobel Prize in Physics in 1985) will also come to Vietnam.

Professor Rolf Heuer, Director General of the Center for European Nuclear Research (CERN), which discovered the Higgs boson, will also participate in this event.

Professor Tran Van Thanh said Meet Vietnam will be holding a series of scientific conferences, specialized classes and workshops, including the international conferences on cosmology in the Planck epoch, relativity and gravitation; nano physics: from fundamental to applications; and "The windows overlook to the universe."

On this occasion, Meet Vietnam will inaugurate the International Center for Science and Interdisciplinary Education (ICISE) in Quy Nhon, to promote north-south scientific cooperation, educational development and improvement of scientific knowledge in Vietnam.

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