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Harry Kroto Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview, October 1, 2001

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Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Creator:
Eastman, William
Judd, Michael
Interviewee:
Kroto, Harold Sir 1939-
Interviewer:
Molella, Arthur P. 1944-
Subject:
Smalley, Richard
Curl, Robert
Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
0.75 cu. ft. : 4 boxes
Type:
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
Collection descriptions
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Interviews
Date:
2001
October 1, 2001
20th century
2000-2010
Notes:
Chemist, born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England. Ph.D., 1964, University of Sheffield. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1996.
Summary:
This program was done in conjunction with the NMAH exhibition "Nobel Voices", film of which is included on the video. Kroto discusses carbon structures called "bucky balls" named after architect R. Buckminster Fuller's geodesic domes, and describes properties and mathematical principles represented by these structures; discusses his background, and talks about winning the Nobel Prize. He also discusses fellow Nobel prize winners Robert Curl and Richard Smalley. Michael Judd hosted the program. Arthur Molella gave opening remarks. William Eastman conducted a tour through the Nobel Voices exhibition.
Cite as:
Harry Kroto Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview, October 1, 2001, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Chemistry
Chemists
Nobel Prizes
Local number:
2001.3097 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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