Carbon in Nano and Outer Space

A conversation with Nobel laureate Sir Harold Kroto

Please join us on Monday, April 14th for a fascinating conversation with Nobel laureate Sir Harold Kroto, whose discovery of a unique carbon molecule known as the “buckyball” has helped power the nanoscience and nanotechnology industries and led to engineering advances that have shaped today’s world.

Sir Harold’s talk, “Carbon in Nano and Outer Space,” will recount how his investigations into the atmosphere of a giant red star launched a revolutionary breakthrough at the nanometer scale.

Don’t miss this riveting discussion.

Speaker:
Sir Harold Kroto
Nobel laureate
Francis Eppes Professor of Chemistry
Florida State University
 
Monday, April 14
2:00 PM
Raytheon Amphitheatre, Egan Research Center
Reception to follow

Events are free and open to the public.

Submit questions through social media for the Q&A session; use #NUSpeakers on Twitter, or post on Facebook. The event will be streamed live on Facebook and via the Northeastern homepage.