Il Nobel per la pace Il faullout politico e accademico
Il titolo di Life fu: "A Weird Insult from
Lee DuBridge, Presidente del CalTech dichiarò: "there is much difference of
opinion about the value of the work Professor Pauling has been doing"
"The Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering did not hold a party to
celebrate my getting the Nobel Peace Prize. Whereas they had held one when I got the Nobel
Prize in chemistry. But the biology division did hold a party for me, and in a sense the
biological scientists, I think, in general were more sympathetic to what I was saying
about damage done by fallout radioactivity and carbon-14 than the physical scientists. So
this was understandable. I was, I think to some extent, disappointed that my colleagues in
the institute did not express sympathy with me in this situation".