Career Day 
South Junior High School 
Careers in Science

Henry Jakubowski - Dr J
Chemistry Professor
College St. Benedict/St. John's University

Richard P. Feynman December 29, 1959.

"But I am not afraid to consider the final question as to whether, ultimately---in the great future---we can arrange the atoms the way we want; the very atoms, all the way down! What would happen if we could arrange the atoms one by one the way we want them."

1.  Can we move atoms?

Let nature do it for us:  Chemical reactions


Let nature do it for us:  Physical reactions - moving molecules across a cell membrane

Let us do it atom by atom

2.  To start with, how do we know where atoms are?

3.  Larger Examples

Nonbiological Examples

Biological Examples


4.  Nanotechnology

5.  More links