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Richard Smalley

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Richard Smalley was one of the scientific pioneers in nanotechnology research. In 1996 he won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry "with fellow Rice chemist Robert Curl and British chemist Sir Harold Kroto for the discovery of buckminsterfullerence, or 'buckyballs,' a new form of carbon."

He died on October 28, 2005 from cancer.

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  • "Richard E. Smalley – Autobiography", NobelPrize.org, accessed December 2005.
  • "Nanotech pioneer, Nobel Laureate Richard Smalley dead at 62", Baker Institute Energy Forum, accessed December 2005.
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