Mexican chemist Mario J. Molina is born

Mexican chemist Mario J. Molina is born

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He is one of the people who discovered the ozone hole. Molina joined the lab of American chemist Sherwood Rowland in 1973. They were both interested study of chemical properties of atoms with, and only with, excess translational energy owing to radioactive processes. In 1974 they described the process of ozone breakdown catalyzed by chlorofluorocarbons.

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