Force of Nature: The Life of Linus Pauling

A biography of Paulding who roamed across the scientific disciplines, from chemistry to biology to medical research He decried the internment of Japanese Americans in World War Two, agitated against nuclear weapons, promoted vitamin C as a cure for the common cold and researched the idea of DNA.
Force of Nature The Life of Linus Pauling A biography of Paulding who roamed across the scientific disciplines from chemistry to biology to medical research He decried the internment of Japanese Americans in World War Two agitated against n

  • Title: Force of Nature: The Life of Linus Pauling
  • Author: Thomas Hager
  • ISBN: 9780684809090
  • Page: 224
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “Force of Nature: The Life of Linus Pauling”

    1. Never in a million years would I have thought a biography to be so thrilling. It is, by far, the best biography I have ever read of a man who has since become a hero of mine. An exciting life of discovery and research and circumstances, government, and status quo organizations that thwarted him. That said, he is the only person who has won 2 Nobel prizes in 2 different categories - Peace and Chemistry. He is the father of Quantum Chemistry and one of his prizes was for his work in Sickle Cell An [...]

    2. It is odd that the only American in history to win two unshared Nobel Prizes is so unknown in his own country. Few people in history have led lives as remarkable as Linus Pauling. He is certainly one of the seminal geniuses of the twentieth century and the magnitude of his contribution to science is without parallel. Before Pauling, chemist studied in great detail how different chemicals reacted to one another. Pauling initiated the quest to understand molecular structure as the basis for unders [...]

    3. Well this is the way books should be written and then there would be many more readers. I just love Hager s writing style. Enjoyable interesting and full of facts so that I read his whole book of 750 pages in couple of days

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