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Robert Floyd Curl, Jr. (born August 23, 1933) is an emeritus professor o chemistry at Rice Varsity. He wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996 for the discovery o the nanomaterial buckminsterfullerene, alang wi Richard Smalley an aa o Rice Varsity, an Harold Kroto o the Varsity o Sussex.

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Robert Curl
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Born (1933-08-23) 23 August 1933 (age 86)
Alice, Texas, Unitit States
Alma mater Rice, Varsity o Californie, Berkeley, PhD
Kent for fullerene
Awairds Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996. Cross-cultural ambassador at Sorbonne Varsity UNESCO Club
Scientific career
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Rice Varsity, Harvard Varsity