Request from the National Defense Research Committee for a Model L Pauling Oxygen Meter to test at high altitudes in airplanes.
Developed from a Linus Pauling design during WWII, the technology behind Beckman Instruments’ oxygen analyzers ended up doing such diverse jobs as monitoring astronauts’ respiration, maintaining packaged food safety, and preventing blindness in newborn babies.
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Prentiss, Spencer S. “Letter from S. S. Prentiss to Arnold O. Beckman,” February 20, 1945. Beckman Historical Collection, Box 19, Folder 9. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/qj72p717w.
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