TITLE

How the molecular football was lost

AUTHOR(S)
Baggott, Jim
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates how Harry Kroto of the University of Sussex blamed the underfunding of Great Britain's fundamental science on his failure to follow-up on his discovery of a carbon molecule shaped like a football. Kroto's collaboration with a team of American scientists for experiments; Efforts of Kroto to secure funding from the British Gas and the Science and Engineering Research Council for research projects in carbon atoms; Failure of Kroto to attract funding on experiments on carbon soot.
ACCESSION #
10491213

 

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