The 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir Fraser Stoddart, and Ben Feringa. Read all about it.
In this episode of Speaking of Chemistry, we look at how three molecular machinists earned this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Apologies to our international posse: All times referenced in this video are based on us being in the Eastern Time Zone.
For more information on the prize check out:
1.) C&EN’s coverage
Videos of the 4-wheeled molecule were used with permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd. Kudernac, T. et al. 2011, Nature 479, 208–211
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