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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Smalley, Richard Errett 1943-2005. American chemist who shared a 1996 Nobel Prize for discovering fullerenes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)


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