Science: Chemistry Pays

The Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation of New York gave $500,000 to the American Chemical Society to found a prize of an annual value of $25,000, to be awarded to the American chemist of either sex who, in a period to be determined, makes the most outstanding contribution to the science of chemistry. This is one of the largest prizes in existence, being outranked only by the Nobel prizes of about $40,000, awarded annually, and the Bok peace prize of $100,000, to be awarded but once. A committee of leading chemists will administer...

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