Interview with Professor F. Sherwood Rowland by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel at the 55th meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2005.
Professor Rowland talks about the discovery that turned out to be so important; his interest in environmental issues (2:58); the problem of global warming (9:31); his reaction to receiving the Nobel Prize (11:04); how his wife came to be a working partner (13:23); and what made him interested in science (16:36).
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