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February 28

Linus Carl Pauling

1901 – Linus Carl Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon. He helped integrate chemistry with quantum theory and founded the discipline now known as molecular biology. When the atomic bomb was developed, Pauling became a pacifist. He joined First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles, California. He received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1945 and for Peace in 1962. Read more about Linus Carl Pauling.

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