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Linus Pauling

Linus Pauling was an American chemist who lived between 1901-1994. He explained how atoms combine to form molecules, the building blocks of nature.

Pauling won two Nobel prizes during his life. One was for his work in chemistry and the other was for his efforts at stopping nuclear weapons testing.


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