Steven Chu, physics, 1997
Nobel laureate scientists have made amazing breakthroughs, but most were taken aback when photographer Volker Steger gave each of them a large sheet of paper, a handful of crayons and told them, "Draw your discovery!" Once they put down the crayons, he took a photo of each holding the drawing he or she had made.
The resulting 50 portraits and a selection of the original drawings, complemented by multimedia information, make up the exhibition “Sketches of Science: Photo Sessions with Nobel Laureates” on display Jan. 6-28 at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts at the University of California, Davis. This is the first and only planned showing of the exhibition in the United States... Read More