Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1981
Kenichi Fukui, Roald Hoffmann

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Interview, January 2005

Interview with Professor Roald Hoffmann by Joanna Rose, science writer, 17 January 2005.

Professor Hoffmann talks about the purpose of science; religion and science (6:42); reductionism (14:17); his interest in writing poetry (18:23); science as a source of inspiration (21:02); his interest in teaching (24:21); the key to creativity (27:10); and reactions to his poetry writing (28:41).

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