Who was the first scientist to coin the term SMOG and to describe the layers of SMOG?
(a) Nikola Tesla
(b) Stephen Hawking
(c) Dr. Henry Antoine
(d) Nicolaus Copernicus
Answer: (c) Dr. Henry Antoine was the first scientist to coin the term SMOG and to describe the layers of SMOG. Smog is a type of air pollution that makes it difficult to see. In the early 1900s, the term “smog” was coined to describe a mixture of smoke and fog. The smoke was mainly caused by coal burning. Smog was frequent in industrial regions and is still seen today in cities. The majority of the pollution we see nowadays is photochemical haze.