Harry Kroto’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 7, 1939

Death Date

Apr 30, 2016

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Apr 30, 2016

Profession

Chemist

The chemist Harry Kroto died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

English chemist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996 for his discovery of fullerenes. For the majority of his career he taught chemistry at the University of Sussex.

He married Margaret Henrietta Hunter in 1963.

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The laissez-faire attitude to science education has resulted in a disaster exemplified by the fact that more young people are opting for media studies than physics.

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It really does not matter whether one believes a mystical entity created the universe 5,000 or 10,000 million years ago – both are equally irrational, unsubstantiated claims of no fundamental validity.

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I think the most important thing that young people should be taught at school is how they can decide what they’re being told is true.

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Imagine if we had stopped science in 1904. Yes, there would have been no nerve gas and no Bhopal, but there would also have been no penicillin. All science is a trade-off.

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Never, ever, compromise on science.