Robert Curl

Robert Curl, American chemist, 86 years old.

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Robert Curl

Robert Curl is an American chemist. He was born on August 23, 1933 (86 years old) in Alice. Robert Floyd Curl Jr. is an emeritus professor of chemistry at Rice University. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996 for the discovery of fullerene .Born in Alice Texas United States Curl was the son of a Methodist Minister. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio Texas. Curl received a B.A. from Rice Institute in 1954 and a Ph.D.

When is Robert Curl's next birthday?

Robert Curl was born on the , which was a Wednesday. He will be turning 87 in only 180 days from today (25 February, 2020).

Robert Curl is 86 years old.

Robert Curl zodiac sign is virgo.


School name
Rice University
University Of California, Berkeley
William Adams High School

Awards (5)

Year Award
1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded he was 62 years old
1997 Centenary Prize awarded he was 64 years old
1991 James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials awarded he was 58 years old
- Humboldt Prize awarded
- Alexander von Humboldt Fellow awarded

Place of Birth, Real Name, Education, etc.

AlmaMater Rice University, University of California Berkeley
Award Nobel Prize in Chemistry
KnownFor Fullerene
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Erdős number 5
Residence Texas
Member of National Academy Of Sciences
Name in native language Robert Floyd Curl Jr.
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Country of citizenship United States Of America
Employer Harvard University
Place of birth Alice
Given name Robert
Field of work Chemistry
Sex or gender Male
Robert Curl (86 years)
Robert Curl

American chemist

  • Birth place: Alice Texas, United States
  • Birth Sign: Virgo
Wednesday, August 23, 1933

Days left until next birthday: 180 days (as of February 25)

Birth sign: Virgo

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