Chemical Detectives: Preparing new matter in the universe

Imagine creating something completely new — something improbable and provocative that has never existed on Earth before. This kind of unconventional science is the focus of Gregory H. Robinson, Ph.D., winner of the 2013 F. Albert Cotton Award in Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry. The Cotton Award recognizes Robinson's success harnessing finicky, unstable elements.

Provided by the American Chemical Society

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