Outline of exhibition

How would you answer questions from Nobel laureates?

The Nobel Prize was established by Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite. The prize is awarded to "the person who has contributed the most to the happiness of mankind". In this exhibit, Miraikan presents messages it has received from Nobel Laureates that have visited the museum. The messages are in the form of questions. Please, take time to think about how you would answer these unique questions.


Miraikan conveys respect and recognition through awarding the Honorary Member title to Nobel Laureates who visited Miraikan and support its mission and activities.


Exhibit features questions from following people

Sir Harold W. Kroto (The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1996)
Noyori Ryoji (The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001)
Tim Hunt (The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001)
Koshiba Masatoshi (The Nobel Prize in Physics 2002)
Tanaka Koichi (The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2002)
Alexei A. Abrikosov (The Nobel Prize in Physics 2003)
Esaki Leo (The Nobel Prize in Physics 1973)
Rajendra K. Pachauri (The Nobel Peace Prize 2007 ※Prize awarded to the IPCC organization during Pachauri`s tenure as the IPCC's chairman.)
Peter Grünberg (The Nobel Prize in Physics 2007)
Rudolph A. Marcus (The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1992)
Kobayashi Makoto (The Nobel Prize in Physics 2008)
Maskawa Toshihide (The Nobel Prize in Physics 2008)
Suzuki Akira (The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010)
Yamanaka Shinya (The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012)
Negishi Ei-ichi (The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2010)
Barack H. Obama (The Nobel Peace Prize 2009)
Brian P. Schmidt (The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011)
Dan Shechtman (The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011)
Shirakawa Hideki (The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2000)
Akasaki Isamu (The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014)
Sir John B. Gurdon (The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012)
Kajita Takaaki (The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015)
Ōmura Satoshi (The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015)
Muhammad Yunus (The Nobel Peace Prize 2006)
Yoshino Akira (The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019)


As of May 2020

Genre
Lab
Location
3F (Create your future)