The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Chemistry Prize to Roger Kornberg

Sweden Today

Sweden Today, presented by George Wood on the first Saturday of each month, presents voices from this Scandinavian nation ranging from government ministers to university professors to the Swede in the street, commenting on politics, the welfare state, Swedish neutrality, sexual equality, and much more.

This month we’re looking at this year’s Nobel Prizes. The laureates range from a bank that gives credit to the very poor to an author who was prosecuted for reminding his countrymen about a massacre. The science prizes chart the creation of the cosmos and the secrets of our genetic coding.

Closing music: Gösta Winbergh, ”Kungssången” 

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