Frank Sherwood Rowland Quotes

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Frank Sherwood Rowland Quotes

Frank Sherwood Rowland (28 June 1927 – 10 March 2012) was an American chemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995. He was born on 28 June 1927, in Delaware, Ohio. Rowland graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1948. Then he went to the University of Chicago to study chemistry. He was included in the research group of Willard F. Libby, who invented the carbon-14 dating method. He was influenced a lot by Professor Libby. He earned his M.S. in 1951 and his Ph.D. in 1952 under his guidance. ‘The epithermal reactions of recoil atoms’ was the title of his dissertation.

Famous Frank Sherwood Rowland Quotes

“We find ourselves, one way or another, in the midst of a large-scale experiment to change the chemical construction of the stratosphere, even though we have no clear idea of what the biological or meteorological consequences may be.” ~ Frank Sherwood Rowland
“What’s the use of having developed a science well enough to make predictions if, in the end, all we’re willing to do is stand around and wait for them to come true?” ~ Frank Sherwood Rowland
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