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Heeger 00:40:00

Conductive Polymers

by Alan Heeger
Conductive Polymers
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1659 views
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Heeger says that he started as a physicist and thinks like a physicist but got interested in the late 70's in the study of materials. For him it was a natural evolution to move to polymers and in 1975 he began working with Alan MacDiarmid and became ....

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Klug 01:00:00

Crystallographic electron microscopy

by Aaron Klug
Crystallographic electron microscopy
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1151 views
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Born in Lithuania, Aaron Klug, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1982, tells us about his early life and education growing up in Durban, South Africa. He developed an early interest in physiology and anatomy but did not find his teacher very inspiring and ga....

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MacDiarmid 00:40:00

Discovery and development of conductive polymers.

by Alan MacDiarmid
Discovery and development of conductive polymers.
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 8580 views
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Alan MacDiarmid was the first New Zealand born and educated Nobel Prize (Chemistry, 2000) winner since Maurice Wilkins in 1962. In this interview MacDiarmid talks about the science that he was awarded the Nobel Prize for, the discovery of the first c....

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Eigen 00:28:00

Extremely Fast Chemical Reactions

by Manfred Eigen
Extremely Fast Chemical Reactions
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1576 views
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This interview starts with Eigen (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1967) talking about his early work for his PhD thesis on fast reactions and measuring the specific heat of heavy water. He says that light water had already been measured in classical chemis....

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Wuthrich 00:29:00

Nuclear magnetic resonance and macromolecules

by Kurt Wurthrich
Nuclear magnetic resonance and macromolecules
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 977 views
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Kurt Wurthrich was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002 'for his development of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for determining the three-dimensional structure of biological macromolecules in solution' He now shares his life between his....

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Rao 00:35:00

Ram Rao

by Ram Rao
Ram Rao
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Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1158 views
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Prof. C.N.R. Rao was born and brought up in Bangalore, India where he developed his interest in science. He studied for his Ph.D at Purdue University in the US but returned to India to continue his career. He has had numerous visiting positions abroa....

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