The life and legacy of Thomas Midgley Jr.

@inproceedings{Edelmann2016TheLA,
  title={The life and legacy of Thomas Midgley Jr.},
  author={F J Edelmann},
  year={2016}
}
Although little known to the general public, Thomas Midgley Jr., an American chemist and inventor, made two inventions which had fatal impacts on the Earth’s atmosphere, namely tetraethyl lead as an additive to fuels and Freon 12 as a refrigerant. 

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