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Linus Pauling

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American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author, and educator who was simply probably one of the most important chemists ever sold. He is among four people ever to earn two Noble Awards, earning one in Chemistry in 1954 and something for his serenity activism in 1962. He was in continuous financial problems between his father’s faltering business and early loss of life. He declined a posture around the Manhattan Task and in 1946, he became a member of the Crisis Committee of Atomic Researchers, chaired by Albert Einstein, which wanted to warn the general public from the risks of nuclear weaponry. He wedded Ava Helen Miller in 1923; the few experienced three sons and something daughter. Another popular Nobel Prize-winning scientist was Daniel Dovet.

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Full Name Linus Pauling
Date Of Birth February 28, 1901
Died August 19, 1994, Big Sur, California, United States
Place Of Birth Portland, OR
Profession Scientist
Education California Institute of Technology, Washington High School, Oregon State University
Nationality American
Spouse Ava Helen Pauling
Children Linda Helen, Peter Jeffress Pauling, Edward Crellin Pauling, Linus Carl Pauling Jr.
Parents Herman Henry William Pauling, Lucy Isabelle Darling
Siblings Pauline Darling Pauling, Frances Lucile Pauling
Awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Nobel Peace Prize, Davy Medal, Priestley Medal, Lenin Peace Prize, Willard Gibbs Award, Lomonosov Gold Medal, National Medal of Science for Physical Science, Irving Langmuir Award, Vannevar Bush Award, NAS Award in Chemical Sciences, Gandhi Peace Award, Roebling Medal, Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada, Linus Pauling Award, Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, ACS Award in Pure Chemistry, Gilbert Newton Lewis Medal, Louis Pasteur Medal, Amadeo Avogadro Medal
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TitleYearStatusCharacter
3-2-1 Contact 1983-1986 TV Series Himself
Doomsday Chronicles 1979 Documentary Himself
Linus Pauling, Crusading Scientist 1977 Documentary Himself
The David Frost Show 1971 TV Series Himself
Interview with Linus Pauling 1960 Documentary Himself

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Horizon 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Silicon Valley: A 100 Year Renaissance 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
3-2-1 Contact 1987 TV Series Himself

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