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And as we continue to improve our understanding of the basic science on which applications increasingly depend, material benefits of this and other kinds are secured for the future. ---->>>

Science as an intellectual exercise enriches our culture, and is in itself ennobling. ---->>>

The benefits of science are not to be reckoned only in terms of the physical. ---->>>

This joy of discovery is real, and it is one of our rewards. So too is the approval of our work by our peers. ---->>>

My own interest in basic aspects of electron transfer between metal complexes became active only after I came to the University of Chicago in 1946. ---->>>


Nationality: Canadian
Born: 11-30, 1915
Die: 11-16, 2005
Occupation: Scientist

Henry Taube, Ph.D, M.Sc, B.Sc., FRSC (November 30, 1915 – November 16, 2005) was a Canadian-born American chemist noted for having been awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "his work in the mechanisms of electron-transfer reactions, especially in metal complexes." He was the second Canadian-born chemist to win the Nobel Prize, and remains the only Saskatchewanian-born Nobel laureate (wikipedia)