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It was taken five years previously by the English crystallographer W . T . Astbury ,
and could be used to start us off . Yet possession of Maurice ' s much better
crystalline photographs might save us from six months ' to a year ' s work .
Here I first sensed the vitality of English intellectual life , so completely absent
during my initial days in my Victorian room several hundred yards away on Jesus
Green . They had then been married for three years . Francis ' first marriage did
By then we had been joined by Francis ' close friend , the logician George Kreisel
, whose unwashed appearance and idiom did not fit into my picture of the English
philosopher . Francis greeted his arrival with great gusto , and the sound of ...
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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