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BEFORE my arrival in Cambridge , Francis only occasionally thought about
deoxyribonucleic acid ( DNA ) and its role in heredity . This was not because he
thought it uninteresting . Quite the contrary . A major factor in his leaving physics
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 ...
Before the delegation ' s arrival , Francis and I had agreed to reveal our progress
in two stages . Francis would first sum up the advantages of the helical theory .
Then together we could explain how we had arrived at the proposed model for ...
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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