Linus Carl Pauling was born in Portland (Oregon). An American chemist, he won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1954 for his study of the structure of proteins. His scientific research revolved around the study of chemical bonding, applying quantum mechanics to models of organic molecules. In 1958, he authored the book No More War! He was given the Nobel Peace Prize in 1962 for his dedicated work in opposing nuclear experimentations.
The Encyclopedia, published by the Centro di Documentazione Interdisciplinare di Scienza e Fede operating at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, provides new, scholarly articles in the rapidly growing international field of Religion and Science (ISSN: 2037-2329).
In order to make some relevant documents better known in the scientific community, the section provides key materials for study and reflection concerning the dialogue among science, philosophy, and theology.