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Hair spray, aerosol deodorants & kitchen refrigerators part of Rowland's 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry

F. Sherwood RowlandF. Sherwood Rowland earned a share in the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry exit federal site for his work leading to the discovery that a chemical used in aerosols was slowly destroying Earth's ozone layer. Get resources with additional information and enjoy the Rowland videos at the OSTI DOE R&D Accomplishments website. DOE R&D Accomplishments is a central forum for information about significant outcomes of past DOE R&D widely recognized as remarkable advancements in science.

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