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Robert Grubbs

Robert Grubbs

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2005
Nobel co-recipients: Yves Chauvin, Richard R. Schrock

"for the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis."

Nobel Medal Cash and Philanthropy

Robert H. Grubbs stated at the time the Nobel Prize was awarded to him, that he did not know as to what he would do with the prize money. He stated that he would keep the money safely, for example in a bank and he would certainly be thinking about the same.

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Name: Robert H. Grubbs
Birth: 27 February 1942, Possum Trot, KY, USA
Instution: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA
Award: "for the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis."
Portion of Cash: 1/3
Nobel Medal Cash and Philanthropy