Skip to main content

On This Day – October 11 : The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Paul Crutzen, Maria Molina and F. Sherwood Rowland on this day in 1995

Description

They were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on the formation and decomposition of ozone (O3). Their research showed that chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) cause holes in the Earth's protective ozone layer.

Type of Activity

:
group work, working independently

Audience

:
TeacherStudent
on-this-day-oct-11-nobel-...

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar