The Bubble Chamber

Alfred Nobel had a lot of ideas. For example, he invented dynamite. He decided to give the money he made to other people. People who are bubbling with ideas. That is how the Nobel Prizes got started. The Nobel Prizes have been given out for more than one hundred years. There are prizes in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace and economics. In the Bubble Chamber, you will learn about the Nobel Prize subjects and about Alfred Nobel.

Puppets in the Bubbel Chamber

The Bubble Chamber has something for everybody, but mostly for children 3-11 years old.

The making of the Bubble Chamber depended on the generosity of its former sponsor: Kia Motors Sweden AB.

 Photo: Martha Bojassen, Jeanette Peterberg

Products for children in the museum shop

In the museum shop there is a wide range of products suitable for children. Here you will find inspiring books in different subjects and languages, and different products aiming to rouse curiosity and creativity in children.

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June artefact – a death mask

57 years after the death of Boris Pasternak, Nobel Laureate in Literature 1958, his great-granddaughter Vera Kovalskaya donated his death mask and a cast of his right hand to the Nobel museum.

Publicerad 1 Jun. Comments

April artefact – models, of molecules and laureates

The 2016 Nobelprize in Physiology or Medicin was unshared awarded the cellbiologist Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi for showing how living cells can break down and recycle their own components. The phenomenon is called autophagy which means “self eating”.

Ohsumi donated two different objects to the Nobelmuseum: one miniature model of himself and some protein molecule models.

Publicerad 31 Mar. Comments

March artefact – an early graph

Physics Laureate David Thouless donated an early handplotted graph to the Nobel Museum. This was the first experimental data showing that the Kosterlitz-Thouless transitions – until then only predicted in theory – worked.

Publicerad 3 Mar. Comments

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