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|"Lifestory: Linus Pauling." 1997.
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The Impact of the Nature of the Chemical Bond (part 1). (0:44)
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Max Perutz: I learned chemistry as an undergraduate in Vienna and chemistry then was something
that had to be memorized, but I didn't regard chemistry as anything that could be
understood. Now, at Christmas 1939 a girlfriend gave me a book to open and with that
I bought Linus Pauling's Nature of the Chemical Bond and it was a revelation to me, as if for the first time I realized that chemistry
could be understood in terms of structure. So this book made a tremendous impact on
me and I'm sure on generations of students and it really revolutionized the teaching
ClipCreator: Max Perutz
Associated: Linus Pauling
Clip ID: 1997v.1-bookperutz
Full WorkCreator: British Broadcasting Corporation
Associated: Linus Pauling, Ava Helen Pauling, Jon Tunney, Jack Dunitz, Peter Pauling, Max Perutz,
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