Announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry by Professor Göran K. Hansson, Secretary General of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 5 October 2016.
“They are so small you can’t see them”. Immediately after the announcement, Professor Sara Snogerup Linse, Chair of the Nobel Committee for Chemistry, was interviewed by freelance journalist Joanna Rose regarding the 2016 Chemistry Prize.
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