International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Luis E. Miramontes Image Gallery

Activity by Octavio Miramontes   |   added on Mar 01, 2011   |   Mexico Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Physics Institute, UNAM

This is the first public image gallery devoted entirely to Luis E. Miramontes, one of the top Mexican chemists of all times.

This activity is the development and presentation of the first on-line image gallery of Luis E. Miramontes Cardenas, the Mexican chemist who first synthesized the active component of the contraceptive pill back in 1951. This is an original contribution to the world history of chemistry. Please visit:

Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, educational materials, hands-on activities, publications, website, art, biotechnology, references Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students, secondary schools, school children, high schools, graduate students
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