All Documents and Media
|Interview with William Lipscomb. November 3, 1991.
Interview by Thomas Hager for use in "Force of Nature: The Life of Linus Pauling,"
(Simon & Schuster, 1995).
A Project to Cloud Up Los Angeles. (0:45)
Get the Flash Player to see this audio player.
Download Audio File (Mp3) File to Your Computer
William Lipscomb: We were analyzing smokes according to particle size because we were going to cloud
up Los Angeles so the Japanese couldn't find it to bomb it.
Thomas Hager: Was this the E-19 project that was-
William Lipscomb: I don't know the number. There was a project for covering [unintelligible]. We
don't have to do it now, the smog is already there. But I had to work out a machine
which Linus suggested which was already in the literature, and whether he saw it and
forgot nobody knows. But I built it and it was a machine for analyzing smokes according
to particle size.
ClipCreator: Thomas Hager, Joseph Koepfli
Associated: Linus Pauling
Clip ID: hager2.002.6-smoke
Full WorkCreator: Thomas Hager, William Lipscomb
Date: November 3, 1991
Copyright: More Information