Harold Kroto, Nobel Prize-Winning Chemist, Is Dead at 76
New York Times
His Nobel Prize-winning discovery, which he shared with Richard E. Smalley and Robert F. Curl Jr. of Rice University in Houston, was the Buckminsterfullerene molecule, a cage of 60 carbon atoms made of interlocking pentagons and hexagons. Dr. Kroto ...
Photos: Sir Harold "Harry" Kroto through the years
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The History of Chemistry
1985 – In the mid-80s, Richard E. Smalley, Robert F. Curl, Jr. and Harold W. Kroto announced their discovery of a carbon exclusive spherical shaped molecule which they named buckminsterfullerene. 1994 – Robert A Holton and his team made history in ...
Expert speaker on green and renewable chemistry to appear at MTSU Friday
On Oct. 20, Nobel laureate in chemistry Harry Kroto provided the first public lecture in the $147 million facility. Kroto shared the 1996 Nobel Prize with Robert F. Curl Jr. and Richard E. Smalley for their discovery of fullerenes, a series of carbon ...