Roald Hoffmann

Roald Hoffmann

American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1981
One day I discovered that one could get the barrier to internal rotation in ethane approximately right using this method. This was the beginning of my work on organic molecules.More Roald Hoffmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am a teacher, and I am proud of it. At Cornell University I have taught primarily undergraduates, and indeed almost every year since 1966 have taught first-year general chemistry.More Roald Hoffmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Not every collision, not every punctilious trajectory by which billiard-ball complexes arrive at their calculable meeting places lead to reaction. ... Men (and women) are not as different from molecules as they think.More Roald Hoffmann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

I came to a happy Jewish family in dark days in Europe.


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One day I discovered that one could get the barrier to internal rotation in ethane approximately right using this method. This was the beginning of my work on organic molecules.More Roald Hoffmann quotes [08/29/2011 03:08:34]

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