Richard Smalley

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American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)

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Richard Smalley, analysis of the debate by Ray Kurzweil, and a number of new additions by Dr.
Filmmaker Turk Pipkin's conducted the interviews with Desmond Tut, Sir Joseph Rotblat, Wangari Maathai, Amartya Sen, Richard Smalley, Harold Varmus, Steve Weinberg, Jody Williams, and Ahmed Zewail.
"It is a privilege to be associated with such great technology-focused companies in this project and we are pleased that NIST sees the merit and the potential in this technology," said Carbon Nanotechnologies chairman and co-founder Richard Smalley. "Single wall carbon-nanotubes will enable many new products and I believe that fuel cell development will be an early beneficiary of their powerful properties."
The most famous version of this debate, the recent point/counterpoint exchange between Richard Smalley and Eric Drexler, (2) illustrates a deep division within the nanotechnology community.
And it wasn't Richard Smalley, winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in chemistry, director of the Rice University Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, and co-discoverer of the novel carbon molecules called nanotubes and fullerenes, whose strength and electronic properties are at the heart of future nanotech applications.
Nano-patriarch Richard Smalley calls it "the ultimate level of control." Mihail Roco, chairman of the federal National Initiative on Nanotechnology, envisions the integration of humans and machines to create a "global hive-consciousness" as the next step towards "conquering nature" (National Science Foundation/U.S.
Dungavel's manager, Richard Smalley, of private jail firm Premier, insisted: "The detainees, almost without exception, are extremely happy with the facilities.
US scientist Richard Smalley has calculated the barriers facing a single nanobot, capable of building at a speed of one billion atoms per second, would take 19m years to build a 30 gram (less than one ounce) product.
Richard Smalley, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist at Rice University, in Houston, tells Robert F.
Richard Smalley, a Nobel-prize-winning chemist there, has used nanotechnology to create molecules, called nanotubes, that are stronger than any object on earth yet still extremely flexible.
Ensysce has a carbon nanotube-related, worldwide intellectual property portfolio, including IP developed at Rice University by the late Nobel Prize winner Dr Richard Smalley as well as from the University of Florida and Trinity College in Dublin.
Rice University scientists led by Matteo Pasquali, a professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering and in chemistry, have been trying to untangle them for years as they look for scalable methods to make exceptionally strong, ultralight, highly conductive materials that could revolutionize power distribution, such as the armchair quantum wire.The armchair quantum wire - a macroscopic cable of well-aligned metallic nanotubes - was envisioned by the late Richard Smalley, a Rice University chemist who shared the Nobel Prize for his part in discovering the family of molecules that includes the carbon nanotube.
The armchair quantum wire-a macroscopic cable of well-aligned metallic nanotubes-was envisioned by the late Richard Smalley, a Rice chemist who shared the Nobel Prize for his part in discovering the the family of molecules that includes the carbon nanotube.
He received $200 contributions from Richard Smalley of Worcester and Maureen Tibbetts of Worcester.
To overcome those limitations, Pasquali, with Rice chemist Richard Smalley and their colleagues, devised an alternative approach.