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My favorite subject at school was ... soccer. When I was eighteen I wanted to be ... a scientist.
 

Summary: My favorite subject at school was ... soccer.
When I was eighteen I wanted to be ... a scientist.
When I wake up I ... rush to prepare coffee!
The most significant scientific advance of the last 100 years has been ... the communication
revolution--from the telegraph and the telephone to the cell phone and the internet.
The biggest challenge facing scientists is ... explaining what we do to the public and the decision
makers.
My favorite piece of research is ... the Woodward­Hoffmann orbital symmetry rules and related
experiments.
If I could have dinner with three famous scientists from history, they would be ... Albert Einstein,
Louis Pasteur, and Marie Curie.
I chose chemistry as a career because ... everything around us, including ourselves, is chemistry!
My first experiment was ... preparing propellants for a home-made toy rocket!
If I wasnt a scientist, I would be ... an archeologist.
My biggest motivation is ... to educate a new generation of scientists.
In my spare time I ... love traveling and discovering new cultures, and also listening to music.
The secret of being a successful scientist is ... originality and hard work.
I would have liked to have discovered ... penicillin and oxygen
The most groundbreaking discovery in science in the past 100 years has been ... It is impossible to say--
there are hundreds of discoveries that have transformed the world!

  

Source: Apeloig, Yitzhak - Department of Chemistry, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

 

Collections: Chemistry