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A new opportunity to theorize soon brought Francis back to normal form . Several
days after the fiasco with Bragg , the crystallographer V . Vand sent Max a letter
containing a theory for the diffraction of X rays by helical molecules . Helices ...
... to one of her sherry parties and meet her current crop of foreign girls . Odile
promised to ring Pop to see if lessons could be arranged , and I cycled back to
college with the hope that soon my stomach pains would have reason to vanish .
As soon as I had mentioned that we knew the handsome foreigner , Odile
expressed delight . She , like many Cambridge women , could not take her eyes
off Bertrand whenever she spotted him walking down King ' s Parade or standing
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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