Chemists have changed the way that science looks at the world. By breaking substances down to the atomic level, chemists have greatly expanded our knowledge of the world. Click here to find articles about the greatest chemists in history.
Ernst, Richard Robert (1933 -) is a Swiss physical chemist who won the 1991 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his development of the methodology of high resolution nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. See more »
Hoffmann, Roald (1937 -) is a Polish-born American chemist. He won the 1981 Nobel Prize in chemistry for applying the theories of quantum mechanics from the field of physics to explain chemical reactions and chemical compounds. See more »