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... was to deduce an unusually clever arrangement of inorganic ions and
phosphate groups , we were clearly at a disadvantage . By midday it became
imperative to locate a copy of Pauling ' s classic book , The Nature of the
Chemical Bond .
The book I poked open the most was Francis ' copy of The Nature of the
Chemical Bond . Increasingly often , when Francis needed it to look up a crucial
bond length , it would turn up on the quarter bench of lab space that John had
given to me ...
A letter to Nature was quickly drafted and given to Bragg to send on to the editors
, with a covering note asking for speedy publication . If the editors were told that a
British article was of above - average interest , they would try to publish the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pramodghuge - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ajlewis2 - LibraryThing
I read about a third of it. I found the story wandered and wasn't clear. His treatment of Rosalind Franklin sounded like something written in the 1950s. It was at that point that I decided the book ... Read full review