Birth of Linus Pauling
U.S. #4225 from the 2008 American Scientists set.
American scientist Linus Pauling was born on February 28, 1901, in Portland, Oregon.
When he was a child, Pauling first became interested in chemistry after witnessing his friend conduct experiments with a small lab kit. He later recalled, “I was simply entranced by chemical phenomena, by the reactions in which substances, often with strikingly different properties, appear; and I hoped to learn more and more about this aspect of the world.” Continue reading
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