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Linus Pauling

OPB | Feb. 5, 2014 9:41 a.m.

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Linus Pauling is the only person in history to win two unshared Nobel Prizes - for chemistry and peace.

Throughout his long and brilliant career, he made revolutionary discoveries in chemistry, physics, molecular biology and medicine.  Then, during the height of the Cold War, he used his international fame and popularity to work for world peace and nuclear disarmament.

Linus Pauling is considered one of the greatest scientists and humanitarians of the 20th century.

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Released by NETA to public television stations on September 28, 2011. Two years unlimited rights.

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Linus Pauling earned a Chemical Engineering degree at Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University) in Corvallis, OR.

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, Oregon State University

Linus Pauling earned a Chemical Engineering degree at Oregon Agricultural College (now Oregon State University) in Corvallis, OR.

Linus Pauling had a brilliant 40-year career at California Institute of Technology making revolutionary discoveries in chemistry, physics, molecular biology and medicine.

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, Oregon State University

Linus Pauling had a brilliant 40-year career at California Institute of Technology making revolutionary discoveries in chemistry, physics, molecular biology and medicine.

Linus Pauling is the only person in history to win two, unshared Nobel prizes: for chemistry in 1954 and for peace in 1962.

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, Oregon State University

Linus Pauling is the only person in history to win two, unshared Nobel prizes: for chemistry in 1954 and for peace in 1962.

After the United States dropped atomic bombs on Japan in World War II, Pauling became one of the most visible peace activists in the 1950's and 60's. Critics labeled him a communist. He endured more than 20 years of FBI investigation.

Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Papers, Oregon State University

After the United States dropped atomic bombs on Japan in World War II, Pauling became one of the most visible peace activists in the 1950's and 60's. Critics labeled him a communist. He endured more than 20 years of FBI investigation.

 

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