Steven Chu

is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Humanities & Sciences and Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology at Stanford University. From January 2009 until April 2013, Chu served as the 12th US secretary of energy under president Barack Obama. From 2004 to 2009, he was the Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Professor of Physics and Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California Berkeley. In 1997, Chu won the Nobel Prize for Physics for his research on the cooling and trapping of atoms with laser light.


solar decathlon

Kernfusion? Schiefergasfracking? Wasser, Wind und Sonne? Nobelpreisträger Steven Chu hat als amerikanischer Energieminister gelernt, worauf es in der Politik ankommt: den Preis. Nun arbeitet er wieder daran, erneuerbare Energien billiger und speicherbar zu machen. Ein Gespräch über den Energiemix der Zukunft.

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