12 Mar '12, 2pm

On Our Radar: Saluting a Colossus of Chemistry: F. Sherwood Rowland, who endured relentless challenges for warni...

On Our Radar: Saluting a Colossus of Chemistry By THE NEW YORK TIMES Associated Press F. Sherwood Rowland, left, accepting the Nobel Prize in 1995 from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden. Accolades flow in for F. Sherwood Rowland , who won the Nobel Prize in chemistry two decades after reporting that chlorofluorocarbons were destroying the ozone layer. He died on Saturday at age 84. “He saved the world from a major catastrophe,” a dean at the University of California, Irvine, says. [The Christian Science Monitor] Japan ends its whaling season in the Antarctic after meeting less than a third of its annual target — 266 minke whales and one fin whale, compared with a quota of about 900, according to the nation’s fisheries agency. It blames “sabotage” by antiwhaling activists for the shortfall. [BBC] A new book by an investigative reporter for ProPublica says an overwhelming corpo...

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