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Featured Article: Linus Pauling

Linus Pauling in 1954
Linus Carl Pauling (February 28, 1901 – August 19, 1994) was an American quantum chemist and biochemist. He was also acknowledged as a crystallographer, molecular biologist, and medical researcher. Pauling is widely regarded as the premier chemist of the twentieth century. He pioneered the application of quantum mechanics to chemistry, and in 1954 was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work describing the nature of chemical bonds. He also made important contributions to crystal and protein structure determination, and was one of the founders of molecular biology. He came near to discovering the "double helix," the ultrastructure of DNA, which Watson and Crick discovered in 1953. Pauling is noted as a versatile scholar for his expertise in inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, metallurgy, immunology, anesthesiology, psychology, debate, radioactive decay, and the aftermath of nuclear warfare, in addition to quantum mechanics and molecular biology.

Pauling received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1962 for his campaign against above-ground nuclear testing. Later in life, he became an advocate for greatly increased consumption of vitamin C and other nutrients. He generalized his ideas to define orthomolecular medicine, which is still regarded as unorthodox by conventional medicine.

Popular Article: Big Ben

The Elizabeth Tower (formerly Clock Tower), often mistakenly known as Big Ben
The Elizabeth Tower, formerly known as the Clock Tower, is the world's largest four-faced, chiming turret clock. The structure is situated at the north-eastern end of the Houses of Parliament building in Westminster, London. It is often mistakenly called "Big Ben"—which is actually the main bell housed within the Elizabeth Tower. The clock tower has also been referred to as St Stephen's Tower.

Although not as historical a London landmark as the Tower of London or London Bridge, the tower with its Great Bell has become all bit synonymous not only with the City of London but also with the Houses of Parliament and the democratic institutions accommodated there.