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ERIC Number: EJ820794
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Oct
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Looking for Connections: An Interview with Roald Hoffmann
Cardellini, Liberato
Journal of Chemical Education, v84 n10 p1631-135 Oct 2007
In this interview Roald Hoffmann reveals aspects of his private life, from the great difficulties he experienced during World War II, to his personal beliefs. Hoffmann addresses questions about the meaning of laboratory work, teaching chemistry, representing chemical ideas, his philosophical quandaries, his poetry, and his view of atomic orbitals. Roald Hoffmann's interest and enthusiasm for research work in every branch of chemistry as well as his love for beauty and poetry emerge in this interview. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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