Linus Pauling begins this interview by describing his early interest in science. While growing up in Portland, Oregon, he collected laboratory equipment and carried out chemistry experiments in his home. He also worked…
- Interviewee Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994
- Interviewer Sturchio, Jeffrey L. (Jeffrey Louis), 1952-
- Subject California Institute of Technology, Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994, Noyes, Arthur A. (Arthur Amos), 1866-1936, Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, Nobel Prize winners, Stanford University, Chemical engineers
This letter was written in response to Arnold O. Beckman's congratulations to Linus Pauling upon winning the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
In this letter Pauling reiterates requests for permission to discuss and publish on the oxygen meter, and argues for loosening security classification. He cites Arnold O. Beckman's permission to discuss the project…
The letter regards the development of Models K and L oxygen meters, recommendations for which are ready for further testing by the National Defense Research Committee, and a note that some are unsuitable due to…
Linus Pauling's oxygen meter was developed as a military project and the details were classified. In this letter, Pauling requested permission to discuss the oxygen meter at a Caltech seminar. He also states a desire to…
Concerns clarifications from Pauling on certain quantum properties of hydrogen.
Concerns congratulatory note on the occasion of Pauling being awarded the National Medal of Science.
Concerns various citations in regards to a letter in the Journal of Chemical Physics, titled, "Role of the Continuum in Super-Position of Configuration."
Concerning possibility of publishing an early Pauling manuscript in a high school textbook or in an issue of "Chemistry."
Memo regarding Pauling Oxygen Meter submarine model, which was developed by Arnold Beckman during World War II. The British Navy has put in orders for the instrument, and here Pauling inquires as to why the United…