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18/06/1918 American physical chemist Jerome Karle is born

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Jerome Karle's Interview

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"The President of the USA called me up." Jerome Karle on being awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize

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(7 of 8) Jerome Karle, "Exact, Linear Anomalous Dispersion Analysis for Macromolecules"

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WhatIDo and Small-angle X-ray scattering explanation

Karle's main area of interest was the determination of crystal structures using X-ray scattering techniques. Together with Herbert A. Hauptman, he described the shapes of hormones, vitamins, even antibiotics, work for which they both received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
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