Nobel Prize Exhibition Reaches India
The Nobel Museum’s travelling exhibition - the Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World - was officially unveiled today by Former Indian President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam in New Delhi, India.
Dr. Jitendra Singh, Ministry of State for Science and Technology in New Delhi and the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mr Kailash Satyarthi was present.
Nobel Laureate Professor George Smoot in Physicist from 2006 opened the exhibition with a seminar “How can scientific creativity deliver the greatest benefit to humankind?”
The exhibition focuses on Alfred Nobel, the Nobel Prize, the Laureates, and how Nobel Prize-awarded efforts have shaped and continue to change our world. It is a story told through the unique use of objects and documents, original artistic interpretations, and advanced exhibition techniques.
The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World,expands on the Nobel Museum's permanent exhibitions in Stockholm and moves annually from country to country. In 2013, the exhibition, which is supported by Saab, Scania, Sandvik and Volvo, wasinaugurated by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and made the first leg of its journey to Sao Paulo, Brazil.
From 31 October – 11 December the exhibition will be in New Delhi at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.
Commenting on the exhibition’s journey Lars-Olof Lindgren, Head of Saab India noted: “Brazil and India are important markets for Saab, and given Saab’s shared industrial heritage with Nobel and our prowess in, and unswerving commitments to innovation, we are really pleased to be able to support the travelling exhibition”.
Further information is available on the Nobel Museum’s website.