Vinyl vs Digital and 24 bit vs 16 bit from vinyl. Reply #225 – 2009-07-27 16:56:03 Quote from: pdq on 2009-07-27 15:47:29Quote from: Arnold B. Krueger on 2009-07-27 14:27:35It is well known that many people who are even highly sucessful in certain areas of science but stumble and fall when they go outside of their area of expertise. Linus Pauling the physicist did well. His ideas about human nutritiion were straignt out of the world of pulp health food ragazines.As a chemist myself I think of Linus Pauling as primarily a chemist rather than a physicist. His book "The Nature of the Chemical Bond" (1939) is considered one of the most significant scientific publications of the twentieth century.A little checking shows that your correction is consistent with Pauling's official biographies. Thanks for the correction. My impressions were based on familiarity with his work on crystal structure.