publication date: Thursday, July 9, 2015 (part of Summer 2015)

category: Science

clue: His work with a Bond led to a quantum of solace (well, an award that's a synonym for solace).

explanation: Pauling, who created the field of quantum chemistry, was awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with chemical bonds, and later, a Nobel Peace Prize for his activism. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, and Mike Eberhart


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