Dr. Henry F. Schaefer, III

At the time of writing this article, Dr. "Fritz" Schaefer was the Graham Perdue Professor of Chemistry and the director of the Center for Computational Quantum Chemistry at the University of Georgia. He has been nominated for the Nobel Prize and was cited as the third most quoted chemist in the world. "The significance and joy in my science comes in the occasional moments of discovering something new and saying to myself, 'So that's how God did it!' My goal is to understand a little corner of God's plan." – U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 23, 1991.

A Nobel-nominated chemistry professor responds.