Linus Carl Pauling


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Noun1.Linus Carl Pauling - United States chemist who studied the nature of chemical bonding (1901-1994)
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The 95th edition of this hefty classic reference continues with a feature initiated in the 94th in which the achievements of some major historical figures in chemistry and physics are highlighted--in this edition: Galileo Galilei, James Clerk Maxwell, Marie Sklodowska Curie, and Linus Carl Pauling. A couple dozen new tables have been added, and significant updates and expansions have been incorporated in a half dozen sections and the appendix of sources of physical and chemical data.
Others included: President Theodore Roosevelt, 1906 Peace Prize; Linus Carl Pauling, 1954 Chemistry Prize and 1963 Peace Prize; Steven Weinberg, 1979 Physics Prize; Elie Wiesel, 1986 Peace Prize, and Amartya Sen, 1998 Economic Science Prize.