- 2013-Jun-06 (First session)
- 2013-Jun-07 (Second session)
Mario Molina grew up Mexico City, Mexico, one of eight children. His father was a lawyer and judge, his stepmother a teacher and housewife. Molina liked music and played the violin seriously. He also loved science,…
William S. Knowles begins his oral history by discussing his early life during the Great Depression and his education, including time at Harvard University and Columbia University. Knowles spent the majority of his…
This oral history is part of a series supported by the Center for Nanotechnology in Society (CNS), University of California, Santa Barbara, under the National Science Foundation Grant No. SES 0531184. Researchers using…
George A. Olah begins the interview with a description of his family and childhood years in Budapest, Hungary. Olah first developed an interest in chemistry after taking a chemistry course at the Technical University of…
- Interviewee Olah, George A. (George Andrew), 1927-2017
- Interviewer Thackray, Arnold, 1939-, Traynham, James G.
- Subject University of Southern California, Dow Chemical Company, Chemists, Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, Chemists--Biography, Nobel Prize winners, Olah, George A. (George Andrew), 1927-2017
- After 1950 – before 1995
Stamp depicts profile of Fritz Haber who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for developing a process to synthesize ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen gas, which allowed for the large-scale synthesis of…
- 1987-Feb-26 (First session)
- 1987-Jun-15 (Second session)
- 1987-Sep-09 (Third session)
Isabella and Jerome Karle met while both were pursuing doctorates in physical chemistry under Professor Lawrence Brockway at the University of Michigan. After earning their degrees (and marrying), they worked on the…
- Interviewee Karle, Jerome, Karle, Isabella, 1921-2017
- Interviewer Bohning, James J., Van Keuren, David
- Subject Women in science, Chemistry, Physical and theoretical, Crystallographers, Karle, Jerome, Chemists, Women chemists, Chemists--Biography, Nobel Prize winners, Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.), Karle, Isabella, 1921-2017
This brief, informal interview begins with Taube describing his early career at Cornell University and the University of California, Berkeley, and his decision to accept a position at the University of Chicago, where In…
In this interview Vladimir Prelog discusses his career as an organic chemist. Prelog describes a thirty five year long affiliation with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). This includes work with the…
In this interview Donald Cram talks briefly about his family and growing up in Vermont, Florida and New York, and this is followed by a description of his experiences at Rollins College and his start in the world of…
Cachet depicts Otto Hahn's equipment and the nuclear fission of uranium atoms. Stamp shows Hahn's diagram of the splitting of the uranium nucleus. Hahn was the Nobel Prize Winner for Chemistry in 1944.
Depicts Fritz Haber and Max Planck, Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry and Physics.
Stamp commemorating the Swedish chemist, Svante Arrhenius (1859-1927), whose portrait is featured on the stamp. Arrhenius is considered by some to be the father of physical chemistry and won the 1903 Nobel Prize in…
Study for a never-finished portrait of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin OM FRS (1910-1994), by English artist Graham Sutherland. Hodgkin was an English biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964 for her work in…
Acknowledgement of congratulatory note on the occasion of Simon being awarded the 1978 Nobel Prize in Economics.
English postage stamp commemorating Walter Norman Haworth's 1937 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the 100th anniversary of the Royal Institute of Chemistry
While celebrating its centenary in 1977, the Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain shared honors with English Nobel prize winners in chemistry and physics. This stamp commemorates W. N. Haworth's receipt of the…
Postage stamp from Martinique commemorating Irène and Frédéric Joliot-Curie's 1935 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Stamp depicts Irène and Frédéric Joliot-Curie, along with a model of an unidentified molecule.
- Artist Vásárhelyi, Gyula László 1929-
- Subject Women in science, Joliot-Curie, Irène, 1897-1956, Postage stamps, Women physicists, Women in physics, Women scientists, Chemists, Commemorative postage stamps, Women chemists, Science on postage stamps, Nobel Prize winners, Joliot-Curie, Frédéric, Physicists, Martinique, Women in chemistry, Women Nobel Prize winners
English postage stamp commemorating Derek Barton's 1969 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and the 100th anniversary of the Royal Institute of Chemistry
While celebrating its centenary in 1977, the Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain shared honors with English Nobel Prize winners in chemistry and physics. This stamp commemorates Derek Barton's receipt of the…
Cachet created by ArtCraft depicts a male and female chemist working in a laboratory setting, with text reading, "A Century of Modern Chemistry." Cover signed by Glen Seaborg.
Concerns congratulatory note on the occasion of Pauling being awarded the National Medal of Science.
Stamp issued during International Women's Year (1975), depicting Marie Curie, "discoverer of radium," by the former British colony Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla (now called the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.)
- Subject Women in science, Curie, Marie, 1867-1934, Women physicists, Women scientists, Chemists, Women physical scientists, International Women's Year (1975), Commemorative postage stamps, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Women chemists, Science on postage stamps, Nobel Prize winners, Women in chemistry, Physicists, Postage stamps, Anguilla, Women Nobel Prize winners
- Genesis of MRI notebook
- 1971-Sep-02 – 1971-Sep-07
Notebook used by Paul C. Lauterbur to document the genesis of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). The notebook is titled, "Spatially Resolved Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Experiments - General Idea and Some Potential…
Cachet, semipostal stamp, and postmark feature a portrait of the chemist, François Auguste Victor Grignard. The cachet and stamp also depict the apparatus Grignard used to produce the Grignard reaction, a new method for…
Cachet depicts a tree-lined street. On left side of stamp, a patient is shown receiving radium treatments, while a portrait of Marie Curie is depicted on the right.
- Contributor India Posts and Telegraphs
- Printer India Security Press
- Subject Women in science, Curie, Marie, 1867-1934, Radium--Therapeutic use, India, Women scientists, Chemists, Commemorative postage stamps, Women chemists, Science on postage stamps, Nobel Prize winners, Women in chemistry, Cachets (Philately), Physicists, Postage stamps, Women physicists, Women in physics, First day covers (Philately), Women Nobel Prize winners
First Day Cover and Polish postage stamps commemorating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Marie Curie
- Circa 1967
Cachet and purple stamp depict a statue of Marie Curie, while the red stamp depicts Curie herself.
- Subject Women in science, Curie, Marie, 1867-1934, Women physicists, Women in physics, Women scientists, Poland, Chemists, Postmarks, Commemorative postage stamps, Women chemists, Science on postage stamps, Nobel Prize winners, Women in chemistry, Cachets (Philately), First day covers (Philately), Postage stamps, Physicists, Women Nobel Prize winners, Chemists
Congratulatory note from Robert S. Mulliken to Harrison Shull, on the occasion of Mulliken being awarded the 1966 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.