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I then returned to Copenhagen to collect my few clothes and to tell Herman about
my good luck in being able to become a crystallographer . Herman was
splendidly cooperative . A letter was dispatched telling the Fellowship Office in ...
Leaving Copenhagen was of course illegal in the formal sense . On the other
hand , my request could not be refused . Everyone knew of Herman's unsettled
state , and the Washington office must have been wondering how long I would
care to ...
Thus it did not seem prudent to cash my checks , which were still sent to
Copenhagen at the beginning of each month . Fortunately , the possibility of my
not being paid in the forthcoming year for working on DNA was only annoying
and not ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tgraettinger - LibraryThing
Wonderful account of the discovery of DNA. Had almost the feel of a detective novel. It's a very easy, quick read. If you can find it, there is a video, "The Race for the Double Helix" aka "Life Story ... Read full review
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A very personal account by the author James Watson on how he and his colleague Francis Crick with the help of others beat Linus Pauling to win the coveted Nobel prize for identifying the structure of ... Read full review