Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1994
George A. Olah

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Interview, June 2000

Interview with George A. Olah by Anders Bárány at the meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2000.

George Olah talks about family background and early education; his discovery and the Nobel Prize (5.17); the work on carbocations (9:20); why he loves teaching chemistry (15:46); how to create successful creative milieus (18:12); and about why there are so many Hungarian Laureates (20:14).

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