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Professor Roald Hoffmann

Roald Hoffmann was born in 1937 in Z oczow, then Poland. He came to the US in 1949, and has long been at Cornell University, active as a theoretical chemist. In chemistry he has taught his colleagues how to think about electrons influencing structure and reactivity, and won most of the honors of his profession. Hoffmann is also a writer, carving out his own land between poetry, philosophy, and science. He has published five books of non- fiction, and six volumes of poetry, including two book...See more