The Most Important Scientist You’ve Never Heard Of
"For 60 years, American drivers unknowingly poisoned themselves by pumping leaded gasoline into their tanks. Here is the lifelong saga of Clair Patterson—a scientist who helped build the atomic bomb and discovered the true age of the Earth—and how he took on a billion-dollar industry to save humanity from itself."
Ironically, the Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center is now a world renowned medical research institute, but it will be hard to believe that they will ever save as many lives as Sloan and Kettering prematurely ended through lead. (tangentially, they also were responsible for freon, and thus the ozone hole)