Roald Hoffmann

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Birthday
18, 1937
Birthplace
Zolochiv, Ukraine
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1937 (age 82)
Birthplace
Zolochiv, Ukraine

About

Nobel Prize winning chemist who worked in the field of Reaction Mechanism. He co-hosted the educational series, The World of Chemistry.

Before Fame

He attended Columbia and Harvard University.

Trivia

He also wrote poetry and released The Metamict State and Gaps and Verges.

Family Life

His family escaped the holocaust by hiding in the attic and a storeroom of the local schoolhouse, where they remained for fifteen months.

Associated With

He starred in the PBS show The World of Chemistry which was produced by Richard Thomas.