Paul J. Crutzen (born 1933), Dutch chemist. Crutzen is Professor of chemistry at Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany. In 1995 he received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Mario Molina and F. Sherwood Rowland for their work on atmospheric chemistry, particularly the formation and decomposition of ozone. Crutzen began his career as a civil engineer but moved to the Meteorology Department of Stockholm University as a computer programmer in 1959. During his time there he studied various subjects before finally embarking on research into stratospheric ozone. In the 1970's he published papers describing how nitrogen oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) react catalytically with ozone accelerating the rate of reduction of...
Science Photo Library was founded in 1981 by Michael Marten, one of the authors of "Worlds Within Worlds", a book exploring different ways to observe the universe - from electron micrographs, to images of earthrise taken from the Apollo spacecraft. When Marten started receiving requests for the beautiful images in the book, he had an idea of setting up Science Photo Library.
Since then, Science Photo Library has continued to work alongside world acclaimed photographers and the leading science and medical experts to provide a central source of the best science and specialist imagery available. Although the collection started with scientific images, it has grown to encompass all aspects of science and their impact on everyday life.
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