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March 19, 2017

Pisces Power

Feliz Cumpleaños

Today in 1943 Nobel Prize Chemist Mario Molina, PhD was born in Mexico City, Mexico. Like many Pisces, Molina knew what his destiny was early on – creating his own chemistry lab at home long before becoming a world expert on “atmospheric chemistry, concerning the formation and decomposition of ozone.” The Mexican chemist won the Nobel Prize for his work on ozone layers in 1995.

This environmental crusader was one of the first scientists to prove that the environment was being damaged by man-man compounds running the risk that a depleted ozone layer would stop protecting earth from harmful ultraviolent rays.

Molina has taught at some of the most prestigious institutions: Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of California, San Diego. He created the first graduate program in chemical engineering at UNAM.

Currently, Dr. Molina is climate policy adviser to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.

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