Interview with Professor Robert F. Curl Jr. by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel at the 55th meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2005.
Professor Curl talks about his interest in chemistry as a child; the work for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize (2:31); problems with patenting discoveries (7:20); memories from the Nobel Week (8:59); and his working life after the Nobel Prize (12:54).
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