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October 9, 2013

Communicating Science: Dr. Kroto and the Bucky-Ball

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Produced by: Rebecca Wilkerson
Original Air Date: October 9, 2013

In the Grass, On the Reef has been following the studies of Dr. David Kimbro and Dr. Randall Hughes for the last three years in order to bring their work to a broader audience. Now, we are showcasing other researchers who work to share their science with the public, starting with Sir Harold Kroto.

Dr. Kroto is a professor of chemistry at FSU, know for his Nobel Prize winning discovery of a third form of carbon, C60 Buckminsterfullerene, also known as the "bucky-ball". Dr. Kroto has also won awards for his outreach efforts, focusing on reaching children and promoting an interest in science at a young age.

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