In today’s episode, I talk to Sir Harold Kroto, who shared the 1996 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for the co-discovery of carbon-60, or Buckminsterfullerine.
We continue the discussion from episode 160, and talk about
- Stereotypes of scientists
- Science and natural philosophy
- What are non-science people interested in?
- Kids as scientists
- Meccano and engineering
- Some of the issues children face today and the barriers to science
- Science and funding
This is part 2 of a 2 part interview.
Today’s listener of the episode is Mulia Marzuki, from Melbourne, Australia.