Sir Harry Kroto
, Nobel laureate and a Professor of Chemistry, said: 'It is crucial that we continue to stress the importance of science education in the UK, especially as more-and-more students choose careers in disciplines outside the physical sciences.
The discovery came after British chemist, Harry Kroto
, and US scientists, Richard Smalley and Robert Curl, tried to recreate the conditions thought to produce chains of carbon atoms in space.
41 Sir Archie Norman, Tory Party Chief Executive, Sir Harry Kroto
, professor of chemistry; 44 The Pope, Zaki Badawi, Muslim leader; 46 Richard Branson, founder of Virgin, Mo Mowlam, Northern Ireland Secretary, Sir Iain Vallance, Chairman of British Telecom;
60] has been found in terrestrial deposits, but I am somewhat surprised that it appears in such a pure crystalline form," comments Harry Kroto
of the University of Sussex in Brighton, England.
These include Harry Kroto
, a Nobel Prize winning professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida State University; Sumio Iijima, research fellow at NEC and a professor of materials science at Meijo University in Nagoya; and Daniel Neumaier, of AMO Research Foundry, and coordinator of the EU's Graphene-based Nanoelectronic Devices (GRAND), 7th Framework Programme.
A multi-million pound programme to pioneer molecular engineering in the North East has been launched by Nobel prize winner Sir Harry Kroto
Nobel prize-winning chemist Sir Harry Kroto
chose Imagine as one of his Desert Island Discs because he believes it to be a hymn to atheism, while Buddhist priest the Rev Kenmyo Tiara Sato says: ``I feel as if the whole song is a Buddhist text.
Leroy Hood, President of the Institute for Systems Biology, recognized as one of the world's leading scientists in molecular biotechnology and genomics, * Professor Sir Harry Kroto
of the University of Sussex, UK, winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, and * Dr.
Partly discovered by Nobel-prize winning British scientist Sir Harry Kroto
, fullerenes have a huge range of potential uses.
The first presentation will be at the Houses of Parliament on June 22 where it will be presented by Nobel prize winner Harry Kroto
Sir Aaron Krug, Sir Harry Kroto
and Sir John Cornforth are among 18 eminent signatories, all Royal Society fellows, alarmed by the move.
As well as representatives of the arts and business the committee includes scientists, including Nobel Prizewinner Sir Harry Kroto
, and educationalists including the former senior chief inspector of schools, Prof Eric Bolton.
Also receiving an honorary degree from the university is Professor Sir Harry Kroto
who has been internationally acknowledged and honoured for his achievement in chemistry research.
Mr Leeson, a retired newsagent, feels strongly about missed opportunities claiming the discovery of the new carbon molecule by Mr Harry Kroto
at Sussex University saw only one of 499 patents granted to the UK.
Sir Harry Kroto
, who is also president of the Royal Society of Chemistry, said: "I'm delighted Newcastle University is showing the way to save the country's priceless science base by boosting its commitment to chemistry, at a time when expertise in the chemical sciences is more vital than ever before for the county's economic health and social welfare.