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"Hidden Worlds" Part 2 - Robert Robinson’s chemical box

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Duration: 0:10:06 | Added: 05 Jan 2015
Edward Imrie and Dr Stephen Johnston Edward Imrie and Dr Stephen Johnston talk about a surprising discovery – a collection of boxes, originally containing chocolates and soap, now full of tiny chemical vials thought to date back to the 1930s.

The chemicals belonged to Sir Robert Robinson, a respected Oxford chemist and Nobel laureate. By investigating the chemicals, it was hoped that clues could be found about Robinson’s research.

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