Manfred Eigen

Manfred Eigen was born in Bochum, Germany in 1927, and began his rerearch career at Gottingen in 1945. In 1967 he won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for work on extremely fast chemical reactions. His work on chemistry, biochemistry and physics has been recognised throughout the world with honorary doctorates, prizes, and awards that include the Linus Pauling Medal (American Chemical Society, 1967), the Austrian Decoration for Arts and Sciences (1976), the Faraday Medal (Chemical Society, London...See more