Scrubbing up nicely (Day 94)

Nobel Prize Chemistry 1995
Winners – Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1995 for their work to understand the impact of humans on our planet.

In 1974, a paper, published in Nature, identified the role of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in causing ozone depletion. This marked an important point in understanding the impact of human activity on our planet.

In recognition of this breakthrough in understanding, Professor Paul Crutzen, Professor F. Sherwood Rowland and Professor Mario Molina were awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Professor Molina started his scientific career with a chemical engineering degree (1965) from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.

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