International Year of Chemistry 2011
Nobel Prizes in Chemistry
Marie Curie. New York: Saturday Review Press, c1974.
The 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Marie Curie “in recognition of
her services to the advancement of chemistry by the discovery of the elements radium
and polonium, by the isolation of radium and the study of the nature and compounds
of this remarkable element.”
The 1935 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Frédéric Joliot and Irène Joliot–Curie “in recognition of their synthesis of new radioactive elements.”
Otto Hahn: a Scientific Autobiography. Translated and Ed. by Willy Ley; Introd. by Glenn T. Seaborg. New York, Scribner, .
The 1944 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Otto Hahn (1879 – 1968) “for his
discovery of the fission of heavy nuclei.”
A Chemist in the White House: from the Manhattan Project to the End of the Cold War. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, c1998.
The 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Edwin Mattison
McMillan and Glenn Theodore Seaborg “for their discoveries in the chemistry of the
Life of a Scientist: an Autobiographical Account of the Development of Molecular Orbital Theory with an Introductory Memoir by Friedrich Hund. Berlin; New York: Springer-Verlag, c1989.
The 1966 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Robert S. Mulliken “for his
fundamental work concerning chemical bonds and the electronic structure of
molecules by the molecular orbital method.”
A Life of Magic Chemistry: Autobiographical Reflections of a Nobel Prize Winner. New York: John Wiley, 2000.
The 1994 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to George A. Olah “for his
contribution to carbocation chemistry.”
Palladium Reagents in Organic Syntheses. London; Orlando [Fla.]: Academic Press, 1985.
The 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Ei-ichi Negishi, Akira
Suzuki and Professor Emeritus of the University of Delaware, Richard F. Heck, “for
palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis.”