National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 601/Room 1100
Washington, DC 20013-7012
0.5 cu. ft. : 3 boxes
Chemist, born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England. Ph.D., 1964, University of Sheffield. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1996. Kroto discusses carbon structures called "bucky balls" named after architect R. Buckminster Fuller's geodesic domes, and describes properties and mathematical principles represented by these structures; discusses his background, and talks about winning the Nobel Prize.