Sir Harold Kroto, Nobel Laureate, Comes to Rochester

RIT-sponsored event will feature a talk on art and design at Artisan Works

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The NanoPower Research Labs at Rochester Institute of Technology is cosponsoring a talk by Sir Harold Kroto, pioneering nanoscientist and 1996 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, to be held at Artisan Works, Oct. 29. The event, “A Random Walk Through Science, Art and Design,” will include a discussion of the linkages between the disciplines and how this link can impact a wide variety of fields from innovation to sustainability.

Kroto co-discovered the carbon nanotube, a key building block in nanotechnology development, and is a noted art collector who speaks frequently on the linkages between art and science.

Admission is $15 prior to the day of the event, $20 at the door and $10 for students. For more information or to reserve a ticket, contact 288-7170 or

WHAT: A Random Walk Through Science, Art and Design

WHO: Sir Harold Kroto

WHEN: 7 p.m. Oct. 29

WHERE: Artisan Works, 565 Blossom Road, Suite L, Rochester