Harry Kroto Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview, October 1, 2001
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Kroto, Harold Sir 1939-
Molella, Arthur P. 1944-
Nobel Voices: Celebrating 100 Years of the Nobel Prize (Exhibition) (2001: Washington, D.C.)
0.75 cu. ft. : 4 boxes
BetaCam SP (videotape format)
October 1, 2001
Chemist, born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England. Ph.D., 1964, University of Sheffield. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1996.
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.
Harry Kroto Innovative Lives Presentation and Interview, October 1, 2001, Archives Center, National Museum of American History