The 2012 Kavli Prizes

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The 2012 Kavli Prizes

Full Program: Programs | 01:29:34

Featuring Physicist, Engineer John Holdren, Materials Scientist, Biological Engineer Angela Belcher, Neuroscientist, Biochemist Thomas Jessell, and Astrophysicist Claire Max with ABC News Chief Health & Medical Editor Richard Besser Moderating

Winners of the prestigious $1 million Kavli Prizes were announced May 31, 2012 live via satellite from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters in Oslo. On-site opening remarks by John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, followed by ABC News’ chief health and medical editor Richard Besser and leading researchers exploring the next wave of opportunities in the Kavli prize areas: astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.