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12/9/96

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Live broadcast of Nobel Prize festivities

The 1996 Nobel Prize awards ceremony and banquet festivities will be broadcast live via a dedicated high-speed line to the Stanford campus on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 6:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. The broadcast may be viewed by the public at Thornton 102, a new building near the Terman Building, and at the Bechtel International Center.

It will include the presentation of the 1996 Nobel Prize in physics to Stanford physics Professor Douglas Osheroff. The awards ceremony will be broadcast live from 6:45 to 8:45 a.m. and re-broadcast from 3 to 5 p.m.

From 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., the broadcast will cover the annual Nobel Prize banquet festivities.

An interactive web page with information on the Nobel Prize can be viewed at the Thornton 102 location, or by clicking the Nobel icon on Stanford's home page: http://www.stanford.edu.

The project is sponsored by the Sweden@Stanford Project and by a grant from the Wallenberg Foundation. The video program will be sent over a dedicated high-speed line provided by Telia Corp.

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-By Janet Basu-


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