Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1998
Walter Kohn, John Pople

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Interview, June 2000

Interview with John Pople by Sture Forsén at the meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2000.

John Pople talks about his family background, his exceptional interest in mathematics during the war; how moving to Canada fired his research in NMR (7:56); quantum chemistry and the development of computer techniques (10:34); his thoughts on the Human Genome Project (15:35); and his advice to young students (17:48).

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