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Definition(s):

  • (n) British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)

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  • Don't miss: Harold Kroto talks nanotechnology at Orlando Science Center

    WHAT: It's time to get small. Nobel Prize winner and Florida State University professor Harold Kroto (pictured) will talk about his work in chemistry and buckminsterfullerene, a form of pure carbon better known as "buckyballs," at Orlando Science Center. His co-discovery of buckyballs landed him the Nobel, and that helped open up the field of nanotechnology. His talk dovetails with the science ...
    on January 30, 2014     Source: Orlando Sentinel

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