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Q&A: Steven Chu on returning to Stanford, his time as U.S. Energy Secretary

Secretary Steven Chu hosts an online town hall to discuss President Obama's clean energy and innovation agenda.

Steven Chu 1997    Born: 28 February 1948, St. Louis, MO, USA    Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA    Prize motivation: "for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light"    Field: Atomic physics

Steven Chu, The Nobel Prize in Physics "for development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light", atomic physics

The Promise of Photovoltaics - Steven Chu

The Promise of Photovoltaics - The Stone Age did not end because we ran out of stones; we transitioned to better solutions.

Steven Chu- Suffolk County Championships 2017

Steven Chu- Suffolk County Championships 2017

Secretary of Energy Steven Chu resigned 2/1/13, he writes of our moral responsibility for action amid growing evidence we're making weather more extreme

Chu Resigns, Writes Of Our ‘Moral Responsibility’ For Action Amid Growing Evidence We’re Making Weather More Extreme

Steven Chu Solves Utility Companies' Death Spiral

Steven Chu Solves Utility Companies' Death Spiral

Steven Chu, Utility Companies, The Death, Secretary, Climate Change, Rooftops, Spirals, Solar, Florida

Energy Secretary Steven Chu Resigns, Chastises Climate Deniers And Clean-Energy Critics

Energy Secretary Chastises Climate Deniers, Clean-Energy Critics In Departure Letter

Energy Secretary Steven Chu Resigns, Chastises Climate Deniers And Clean-Energy Critics

Nobel Laureate Steven Chu: #1 Problem Is Climate Change "We’re heading into an era where if we don’t change what we’re doing, we’re going to be fundamentally in really deep trouble... we need policy to guide and anticipate development. It takes decades to change things like infrastructure, and so people have to think about that today. "

Nobel Laureate Steven Chu: #1 Problem Is Climate Change "We’re heading into an era where if we don’t change what we’re doing, we’re going to be fundamentally in really deep trouble... we need policy to guide and anticipate development. It takes decades to change things like infrastructure, and so people have to think about that today. "

The former U.S. Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu, shares some sobering math on the state of the planet.

Steven Chu Shares Some Sobering Climate Change Math

Physicist Steven Chu is the U.S. Secretary of Energy and co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics for his work on cooling atoms. Learn more at Biography.com.

Physicist Steven Chu is the U.S. Secretary of Energy and co-winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics for his work on cooling atoms. Learn more at Biography.com.

NOVA - Official Website | Hear From Steven Chu

In these audio clips, Steven Chu talks about energy policy, climate change, the risks of lobbyists, and more.

Energy Secretary Steven Chu: White Roofs Fight Global Warming "reflective surfaces also reduce temperatures in urban “heat islands,” and reduce the need for air-conditioning, which in turn reduces the demand for electricity, which generates its own greenhouse-gas emissions."

Steven Chu: White Roofs to Fight Global Warming

Energy Secretary Steven Chu: White Roofs Fight Global Warming "reflective surfaces also reduce temperatures in urban “heat islands,” and reduce the need for air-conditioning, which in turn reduces the demand for electricity, which generates its own greenhouse-gas emissions."