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

The Joy of Chemistry. (1:10)

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Linus Pauling: What do I like about being a chemist? I think there are two things. I like to understand the world, I like to learn about new ideas. And as a chemist I have, and a physicist too because I think I can say I'm a physicist as well, I have a background of knowledge that permits me to appreciate the new ideas, the new discoveries that are made by other people, not just by myself, but by other people. But I also like very much having new ideas myself or making discoveries myself. This pleases me immensely. I like to think about problems, look at them in different ways and finally get an answer to them. So I've had a very fortunate life that...and in addition I like teaching. I've enjoyed teaching chemistry, elementary chemistry and advanced chemistry, for many years. I've really been fortunate to be able to do all these things.


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

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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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