Roald Hoffmann

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United States chemist (born in Poland) who used quantum mechanics to understand chemical reactions (born in 1937)


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Carl Djerassi and Roald Hoffman are two of the most prominent chemists of our times, as well as accomplished writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and plays.
Indeed, it was the scientific hyperrationality of someone like Szilard that Roald Hoffman had in mind when he wrote "Why Scientists Shouldn't Run the World" (Issues, Winter 1990-91).
The Nobel Prize-winning chemist Roald Hoffman, who is also a noted poet, has remarked on the fundamental similarity of the creative act in arts and sciences as: "the common approach in chemistry, poetry and the visual arts are all an act of human creation, all combined in one culture".[2]