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Thinking all the time was too much even for Francis , and often when he was
stumped by his equations he used to pump my reservoir of phage lore . At other
moments Francis would endeavor to fill my brain with crystallographic facts ...
... not extend to thinking about it . At no time did he try to reinterest me in
myoglobin . Instead , I used the dark and chilly days to learn more theoretical
chemistry or to leaf through journals , hoping that possibly there existed a
forgotten clue 100.
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