LINUS PAULING SIGNED, "Linus Pauling", on First Day Cover honoring "Energy Moves the World" 1982 World's Fair, 6.5 x 3.5, April 29, 1982 postmark, Knoxville, Tennessee, in black ink by the two time nobel prize winner for chemistry and for Peace Activism. The cover is affixed with a "Breeder reactor" USA 20 cent postage stamp. In fine condition.
Linus Carl Pauling (February 28, 1901 – August 19, 1994) was an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author, and educator. He published more than 1,200 papers and books, of which about 850 dealt with scientific topics. New Scientist called him one of the 20 greatest scientists of all time, and as of 2000, he was rated the 16th most important scientist in history. For his scientific work, Pauling was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1954. For his peace activism, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1962. He is one of four individuals to have won more than one Nobel Prize.