Kroto in 2010
Harold Walter Krotoschiner
7 October 1939
|Died||30 April 2016 (aged 76)|
|Alma mater||University of Sheffield|
|Children||David and Stephen|
|Thesis||The spectra of unstable molecules under high resolution (1964)|
Kroto shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley for their discovery of fullerenes. He spent a large part of his career at the University of Sussex, where he was an emeritus professor. Kroto was an early supporter of Asteroid Day.
- "Harry Kroto (1939–2016): A salesman of science in the best sense of the term". Wave Function. 1 May 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
- Ghosh, Pallab 2016. Tributes for Nobel prize chemist Harry Kroto. BBC News Science & Environment. 
- "Harold Kroto: University of Sussex". University of Sussex. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
- "Asteroid Day tries to save life as we know it". The Observer. 13 June 2015. Retrieved 13 June 2015.
- "Sir Harry Kroto Official page on Asteroid Day". Asteroid Day.
- Nicholas St. Fluer (May 4, 2016). "Harold Kroto, Nobel Prize Winning Chemist, Is Dead at 76". The New York Times. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
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