Sir Harold Kroto
and a group of researchers from the United States discovered the molecule c60 at Sussex University.
On his part, Professor Harold Kroto
expressed his great pleasure in visiting Jordan and sharing his scientific perspectives, stating that positive discussions with students and teachers tackled the importance of developing scientific research and projects in the Kingdom and the rest of the Middle East region.
Professor Sir Harold Kroto
was presented with a Doctorate of Science for his work in chemistry, physics and nanoscienceand for his role in making science available to a wider audience via television and internet programmes.
Other honorary degrees are being awarded to diplomat Sir James Hodge, archaeologist Lord Renfrew, scientists Professor Sir John Walker and Professor Sir Harold Kroto
, and high court judge Sir David Clarke.
Osheroff in 1996 for Physics, Sir Harold Kroto
in 1996 for Chemistry, William D.
cuando Harold Kroto
descubre la tercera forma mas estable del carbono.
, who shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of buckminsterfullerene (the molecules commonly known as buckyballs), is a chemist at Florida State University in Tallahassee.
One method was discovered by Richard Smalley, Harold Kroto
, and Robert Curl, Jr.
Ese ano, un equipo japones comandado por Harold Kroto
descubrio, al cortar con laser una barra de grafito, un nuevo alotropico del carbono al que llamaron "fulereno", porque la estructura esferica resultante recordaba la de los domos geodesicos (compuestos por hexagonos unidos entre si) del arquitecto estadunidense Buchminster Fuller.
and develop relationships with the leading nanotechnologists from around the world.
En esa misma decada, en 1985, Harold Kroto
, Robert Curl y Richard Smalley descubrieron los fulerenos, una forma estable del carbono.
The opening ceremony featured Sir Harold Kroto
, co-laureate of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Exxon scientists discovered this phenomenon in 1984, and Harold Kroto
of the University of Sussex in Brighton, England, became so intrigued by it that he convinced scientists at Rice University in Houston to stick carbon in a new machine they were using to investigate silicone chemistry.