Category Archives: Chemistry

F. Sherwood Rowland, 84, won Nobel Prize for work that led to ban of ozone-destroying chemicals

CORONA DEL MAR, Calif. – F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84. Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in

F. Sherwood Rowland, 84, won Nobel Prize for work that led to ban of ozone-destroying chemicals

CORONA DEL MAR, Calif. – F. Sherwood Rowland, the UC Irvine chemistry professor who warned the world that man-made chemicals could erode the ozone layer, has died. He was 84. Rowland, known as Sherry, died Saturday at his home in

Atomic bomb researcher, Sidney W. Benson contributed to study of air pollution, ozone layer

BRENTWOOD, Calif. – Sidney W. Benson, 93, a chemistry professor who was scientific co-director of USC’s Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, died Dec. 30 at his home in Brentwood of complications from a stroke, the university announced. From 1977 to 1989,

Atomic bomb researcher, Sidney W. Benson contributed to study of air pollution, ozone layer

BRENTWOOD, Calif. – Sidney W. Benson, 93, a chemistry professor who was scientific co-director of USC’s Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, died Dec. 30 at his home in Brentwood of complications from a stroke, the university announced. From 1977 to 1989,