Who Is George Claude Pimentel's Contribution To Chemistry?

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There are numerous scientists who have positively impacted the field of Chemistry; from Robert Bunsen to George Washington Carver, chemists have and continue to shape the publics knowledge of Chemistry. However, one chemist stands out from all the rest because of his historical, societal, and person significance: George Claude Pimentel. Pimentel’s life, work, and contribution to Chemistry have shaped this field and impacted it in ways that other scientists have not.
Background
George Claude Pimentel was born on May 02, 1922 in Rolinda, California. Pimentel grew up with a love for science and knew as a young boy that he wanted to learn as much as he could about the subject. In 1943, Pimentel earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) (Bancroft Library Staff, 2010). After graduation, Pimentel
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Pimentel’s perceived duty to society of educating them about the advances in chemistry allowed him to impact a vast range of people during his life and even after his death.
Pimentel also has made a personal impact. His knowledge and love of chemistry motivates many students, those who were his students as well as students that did not/do not know him, to do well in chemistry and find passion for the subject. Pimentel also teaches students that a little knowledge and hard work can impact the world of science which is also a motivator to do well.
Of all the chemists to impact this field of science, George Claude Pimentel has made one of the greatest impacts. Through his life, work, and contribution to chemistry, Pimentel has become significant in the lives of many as well as impacted the field of chemistry in ways that no one else could have

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