Almlöf–Gropen lecture 2011: Professor Pekka Pyykkö

The title of the 2011 Almlöf–Gropen lecture is  "Relativity and Chemistry; some recent results".

Prof. Pyykkö is one of the world's leading experts on relativity in chemistry. One of his recent works concerns the lead battery and received widespread publicity, including articles in journals such as the Economist , attesting to his skills in communicating science in a clear and understandable manner.

He has recently also featured on "Periodic Table of Videos, "highlighting his recent work on creating a Periodic Table up to element 172.

So, if you have ever wondered how relativity starts your car or whether there is any chemistry beyond the known elements, this is a lecture not to be missed.

Homepage of professor Pyykkö.


Watch video from Periodicvideo, commenting Pyykkös paper.

Published Oct. 4, 2011 10:18 AM - Last modified July 13, 2012 1:46 PM