Aruna – The Leather Detective
Aruna's own boss was the last PhD student of legendary molecular biochemist Linus Pauling. The value of a lab with a “good tradition” again re-emphasised itself in her life, as she found herself mixing with an intellectually and culturally diverse group.
7 Firsts From Nobel Peace Prize History
First Individual to Win Twice: Linus Pauling, 1962. Okay, the Red Cross had previously won the Nobel Peace Prize twice (in 1917 and 1944) and Pauling wasn't the first individual to win any two Nobel prizes (that was Marie Curie in Physics and Chemistry ...
Why organic chemistry is awesome
The Week Magazine
Marie Curie or Linus Pauling come reasonably close, but they're not household names like Darwin and Einstein. And when it comes to organic chemistry (the study of carbon) it's an unfortunate truth that the fictional Walter White is probably the most ...
No Rest for Caltech's Nobelists
You'd be wrong, but you'd be forgiven. For the vast majority of the 34 Caltech faculty and alumni who have together won 35 Nobels—Linus Pauling (PhD '25) being the Institute's dual laureate, with a 1954 prize in chemistry and a 1962 peace prize—the ...