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History Some of Mexico's most famous scientist


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Nov 4, 2021
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Mexico has a rich history of scientific exploration and discovery, with many notable scientists and inventors who have contributed to various fields. Here are some of Mexico's most famous scientists and their inventions:

  1. Mario Molina - He was a chemist who discovered the damaging effects of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) on the ozone layer. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995 for his work on atmospheric chemistry. - The research led to the banning of CFCs in many countries and the signing of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty to protect the ozone layer.
  2. Luis Ernesto Miramontes - He was a chemist who co-invented the first oral contraceptive pill in 1951, while working at the Syntex pharmaceutical company.
  3. Guillermo González Camarena - He was an engineer and inventor who developed the first color television transmission system, which used three primary colors (red, green, and blue). He also invented a color television receiver and a color television camera.
  4. Adolfo López Mateos - He was a mathematician and physicist who invented the first Mexican computer, called the TAM, in 1964. It was used for scientific and engineering calculations.
  5. Jaime Torres Bodet - He was a writer, poet, and diplomat who also made significant contributions to education and science. He was one of the founders of the National Polytechnic Institute and served as the Director-General of UNESCO from 1948 to 1952.
These are just a few examples of the many Mexican scientists and inventors who have significantly contributed to their fields.
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