Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Happy Birthday Linus Pauling!

1901 -- American chemist, geneticist activist Linus Pauling
lives for vitamin C, Portland, Oregon. Double Nobel Prize
winner &, when he came up with an alternative cure for
cancer, 'madman' & 'quack'.
Daily Bleed Saint 2004.

    "Young people should always listen to their elders,
     but not necessarily believe what they say."

From Wikipedia:

Linus Carl Pauling (February 28, 1901 – August 19, 1994)[1] was an American chemistbiochemistpeace activistauthor, andeducator. He was one of the most influential chemists in history and ranks among the most important scientists of the 20th century.[2][3][4] Pauling was among the first scientists to work in the fields of quantum chemistry and molecular biology.
Pauling is one of only four individuals to have won more than one Nobel Prize.[5] He is one of only two people awarded Nobel Prizes in different fields (the chemistry and peace prizes), the other being Marie Curie (the Chemistry and Physics prizes), and the only person awarded two unshared prizes.[1]

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