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In the summer of 1955 , I arranged to join some friends who were going into the
Alps . Alfred Tissieres , then a Fellow at King ' s , had said he would get me to the
top of the Rothorn , and even though I panic at voids this did not seem to be the ...
Francis , as well as I , knew almost nothing about how inorganic ions were
arranged in three dimensions . ... Thus if the crux of the problem was to deduce
an unusually clever arrangement of inorganic ions and phosphate groups , we
So it was arranged that as soon as we had a set of atomic coordinates , we would
have Todd come over . The final refinements of the coordinates were finished the
following evening . Lacking the exact X - ray evidence , we were not confident ...
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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