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Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA - Brenda Maddox
Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA
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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... show more
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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060985080 (0060985089)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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It's been quite awhile now since I've read this book, but today it came back into my mind as I was thinking about significant women in history. This really is a remarkable story about a woman who was not given her due in one of the most important scientific discoveries of the 20th century.This book...
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