|"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.
ClipCreator: Linus Pauling
Clip ID: 1977v.66-impact
Full WorkCreator: Robert Richter, WGBH-Boston
Associated: Linus Pauling, Ava Helen Pauling, David Shoemaker, E. Bright Wilson, Jr., Frank Catchpool
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