Sir Harold Kroto

(1939-2016) 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry | Florida State University, United States

Sir Harold (Harry) Walter Kroto was the Francis Eppes Professor of Chemistry at the Florida State University, which he joined in 2004. Prior to that, he spent a large part of his career at the University of Sussex, where he held an emeritus professorship.

He shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley, for their discovery of fullerenes.

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