International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry Matters

In celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011, Nobel Media, the company managing the Nobel Prize media portfolio, has produced a series of four, short educational videos capturing 16 Nobel Laureates’ opinions on why chemistry matters. In these videos, they discuss new frontiers within the field, what the life of a chemist entails, the beauty inherent in the ‘queen of the sciences’ and the thrilling and sometimes lonely moments that accompany discoveries.
The videos are available on, the official web site of the Nobel Prize, and are supported by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Special Grant Program in the Chemical Sciences.

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