Harry Kroto

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Nobel prize medal.svg Sir Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto.jpg
Born Harold Walter Krotoschiner
7 October 1939(1939-10-07)
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Unitit Kinrick
Died 30 Aprile 2016(2016-04-30) (aged 76)
Naitionality Breetish
Fields Chemistry
Institutions
Alma mater Varsity o Sheffield
Thesis The spectra o unstable molecules unner heich resolution (1964)
Kent for Buckminsterfullerene
Influences Harry Heaney[1]
Notable awairds
Spoose Margaret Henrietta Hunter

Sir Harold Walter Kroto, FRS[2] (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.

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