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Chemistry Laureate Pioneered New School of Thought

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Science  19 Oct 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5849, pp. 373
DOI: 10.1126/science.318.5849.373

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Gerhard Ertl was awarded this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing methods that reveal how chemical reactions take place on metals and other surfaces.