The 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir Fraser Stoddart, and Ben Feringa. Read all about it:

In this episode of Speaking of Chemistry, we look at how three molecular machinists earned this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Apologies to our international posse: All times referenced in this video are based on us being in the Eastern Time Zone.

For more information on the prize check out:
1.)C&EN’s coverage:

2.)’s announcement:

Videos of the 4-wheeled molecule were used with permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd. 
Kudernac, T. et al. 2011, Nature 479, 208–211