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Linus Pauling: A Life In Science And Politics, Goertzel, Ted
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Author Name:    Goertzel, Ted

Title:   Linus Pauling: A Life In Science And Politics

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Basic Books 

ISBN Number:   0465006736 / 9780465006731

Seller ID:   ING9780465006731

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One of the few unquestioned greats of twentieth-century science, Linus Pauling was the only person to receive two unshared Nobel Prizes--one in chemistry, for deciphering the quantum physics of large molecules, and one in peace, for helping to end nuclear bomb testing. His brilliance was allied with a certain stubbornness, and when he died in 1994, at the age of 93, he was embroiled in controversy regarding his advocacy of vitamin C as a treatment for cancer. Based on thirty years of interviews, this masterful biography is filled with insights into the life and work of this complex, fascinating man.



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