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us: Kroto, H. W.


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • Harold Walter
  • Variants

    • us: Kroto, Harold W.
    • us: Krotoschiner, Harold
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1939-10-07
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-04-30
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Wisbech (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) East Sussex (England)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Florida State University
        • Affiliation Start: 2004
        • Affiliation End: 2015
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed May 5, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Sussex
        • Affiliation Start: 1967
        • Affiliation End: 2004
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed May 5, 2016
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Chemistry
          (lcsh) Molecular spectroscopy
            (lcsh) Buckminsterfullerene
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Nobel Prize winners
                (lcsh) Chemists
            • Sources

              • found: Author's Molecular rotation spectra, 1992: CIP t.p. (H.W. Kroto) galley (Sch. of Mol. Sci., University of Sussex)
              • found: LC data base, 1/29/92 (hdg.: Kroto, H. W.)
              • found: The Fullerenes, 1993: CIP t.p. (Harold W. Kroto, University of Sussex)
              • found: Wikipedia, 19 Apr. 2007 (Sir Harold Walter Kroto, FRS (born 7 October 1939), christened Harold Krotoschiner; in 1955 the family name was shortened to Kroto. He is currently on faculty at Florida State University; since 2004)
              • found: New York times WWW site, viewed May 5, 2016 (in obituary published May 4: Harold Kroto; b. Harold Krotoschiner, Oct. 7, 1939, Wisbech, England; moved to Bolton with his mother a year later; around 1955, his father changed the family name to Kroto; d. Saturday [Apr. 30, 2016], East Sussex, England, aged 76; spectroscopic chemist; shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering a new arrangement of carbon known as the buckyball)
            • Change Notes

              • 1992-01-29: new
              • 2016-05-05: revised
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