Harry Kroto

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Sir Harry Kroto
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BornHarold Walter Krotoschiner
7 October 1939(1939-10-07)
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Unitit Kinrick
Died30 Apryle 2016(2016-04-30) (aged 76)
Alma materVarsity o Sheffield
Kent forBuckminsterfullerene
Hauf-marrae(s)Margaret Henrietta Hunter
Scientific career
ThesisThe spectra o unstable molecules unner heich resolution (1964)
InfluencesHarry Heaney[2]

Sir Harold Walter Kroto, FRS[1] (born Harold Walter Krotoschiner; 7 October 1939 – 30 Aprile 2016[3]), kent as Harry Kroto, wis an Inglis chemist. He shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry wi Robert Curl an Richard Smalley for thair discovery o fullerenes.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Fellows of the Royal Society". London: Royal Society. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2015-03-16.
  2. "Sir Harold Kroto – Nobel Autobiography".
  3. Davis, Nicola (2 May 2016). "Sir Harry Kroto, Nobel prize-winning chemist, dies at 76". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 May 2016.