Rosalind Franklin The Dark Lady of DNA

ISBN-10: 0060985089
ISBN-13: 9780060985080
Edition: N/A
Authors: Brenda Maddox
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Description: In 1962, Maurice Wilkins, Francis Crick, and James Watson received the Nobel Prize, but it was Rosalind Franklin's data and photographs of DNA that led to their discovery. Brenda Maddox tells a powerful story of a remarkably single-minded,  More...

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Book details

List price: $15.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

In 1962, Maurice Wilkins, Francis Crick, and James Watson received the Nobel Prize, but it was Rosalind Franklin's data and photographs of DNA that led to their discovery. Brenda Maddox tells a powerful story of a remarkably single-minded, forthright, and tempestuous young woman who, at the age of fifteen, decided she was going to be a scientist, but who was airbrushed out of the greatest scientific discovery of the twentieth century.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Prologue
Once in Royal David's City
'Alarmingly Clever'
Once a Paulina
Never Surrender
Holes in Coal
Woman of the Left Bank
Seine v. Strand
What Is Life?
Joining the Circus
Such a Funny Lab
The Undeclared Race
Eureka and Goodbye
Escaping Notice
The Acid Next Door
O My America
New Friends, New Enemies
Postponed Departure
Private Health, Public Health
Clarity and Perfection
Epilogue: Life After Death
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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