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Powering the Planet [2007 MRS Spring Meeting Plenary Address]

Lewis, Nathan S. (2007) Powering the Planet [2007 MRS Spring Meeting Plenary Address]. MRS Bulletin, 32 (10). pp. 808-820. ISSN 0883-7694. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:LEWmrsb07

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Abstract

I am humbled and honored to be here to tell you about a topic that is dear to everyone’s heart — and vital to the future of our planet. My colleague, Richard Smalley, gave a presentation1 on this topic several years ago, at a similar MRS plenary session. Over the last few years of Dr. Smalley’s life, he and I worked together, traveling across our country to deliver a message about a subject that we — like many others, both scientists and lay people — have come to believe is unequivocally the most important technological problem in the world: our global energy future. That is an incredibly powerful statement, one that during the next hour I hope to ably defend.


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Additional Information:© 2007, Materials Research Society. The following article is an edited transcript based on the plenary presentation given by Nathan S. Lewis (California Institute of Technology) on April 11, 2007, at the Materials Research Society Spring Meeting in San Francisco. I acknowledge the NSF and DOE for sustained support that has made this work possible.
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