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All I need do was read a crystallographic text ; this would enable me to
understand enough theory to begin to take X - ray photographs . As an example ,
Max told me about his simple idea for testing Pauling ' s a - helix . Only a day had
The years of careful , unemotional crystallographic training had left their mark .
She had not had the advantage of a rigid Cambridge education only to be so
foolish as to misuse it . It was downright obvious to her that the only way to
Thinking that Rosy wanted nothing to do with him , he spoke largely to Maurice ,
until he slowly perceived that Rosy wanted his crystallographic advice and was
prepared to exchange unconcealed hostility for conversation between equals .
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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