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There is in the first place its scientific interest . The discovery of the structure by
Crick and Watson , with all its biological implications , has been one of the major
scientific events of this century . The number of researches which it has inspired
Nonetheless , I feel the story should be told , partly because many of my scientific
friends have expressed curiosity about how the double helix was found , and to
them an incomplete version is better than none . But even more important , I ...
His father , recently retired from active teaching at Cal Tech , at present
concentrates his scientific activity both on the structure of the atomic nucleus and
on theoretical structural chemistry . My sister , after being many years in the
Orient , lives ...
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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
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