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"Linus Pauling, Crusading Scientist."
"Linus Pauling, Crusading Scientist." 1977.
Produced for NOVA by Robert Richter/WGBH-Boston.

Pauling's Greatest Impact on Chemistry. (0:59)

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Linus Pauling: Most scientific discoveries, made by some person say, would have been made very shortly by someone else if that person hadn't existed. And yet it seems to me that I have introduced into my work on the chemical bond a way of thinking that might not have been introduced by anyone else, at least not for quite a while. I suppose that the complex of ideas that I originated in the period around 1928 to 1933, 1931 was probably my most important paper, has had the greatest impact on chemistry.


Creator: Linus Pauling
Clip ID: 1977v.66-impact

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Creator: Robert Richter, WGBH-Boston
Associated: Linus Pauling, Ava Helen Pauling, David Shoemaker, E. Bright Wilson, Jr., Frank Catchpool

Date: 1977
Genre: sound
ID: 1977v.66
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