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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Molecular Machines, Explained

Take a look at how three molecular machinists earned this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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The 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir Fraser Stoddart, and Ben Feringa. Read all about it: http://cen.acs.org/articles/94/web/20...

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: http://cen.acs.org/articles/94/web/20...

2.)Nobelprize.org’s announcement: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prize...

Videos of the 4-wheeled molecule were used with permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd. 
Kudernac, T. et al. 2011, Nature 479, 208–211 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature10587

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