linus pauling


E Tu Linus?

a: Linus pauling ~
b: The Marlin Brando of Chemistry

What: Linus Pauling applied quantum mechanics to explain the molecular orbitals of organic molecules and thus how they bond with other molecules. This is a fundamental explanation of carbon bonding. Hybridization theory, as it is known, is taught in every organic chemistry class in the world. Marlin Brando defined and perfected method acting and ultimately what became the standard to all actors. Their similarity is the large influence they have both had on their disparate fields. Many scientists hold Pauling's work in high esteem and many actors hold the work of Brando in high esteem.

Writer: LucretiaGermanica
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Apr 3 2012 8:34 PM

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