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On This Day – October 30 : American chemist Linus Pauling was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on this day in 1954

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He received the award for his research into the nature of the chemical bond. He subsequently received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1962 for campaigning against the use of nuclear weapons, becoming the first and only person to be awarded two undivided Nobel Prizes.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar