Giulio Natta: «Madam, take care that it is made of Moplen!»

2021-11-28T22:04:06+01:0025 November 2021|Categories: Curiosity|Tags: , , , |

It's the 10 December 1963 When, in cold Stockholm, something out of the ordinary happens. In very exceptional cases, in a Stockholm Concert Hall packed with personalities in elegant suits, the King of Sweden, Gustav VI Adolf, gets up to join a mild-faced scientist, who cannot move to receive the Nobel Prize, due to Parkinson's disease. That calm face is that of the Italian chemist Giulio Natta, who is about to receive the Nobel Prize "for his discovery in the field of high polymer chemistry", "The greatest form of freedom is to be able to ask ourselves where we come from and where we are going." In. "The greatest form of freedom is to be able to ask ourselves where we come from and where we are going." In [...]