Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA

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Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA

by Brenda Maddox

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | September 18, 2003 | Trade Paperback

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In 1962, Maurice Wilkins, Francis Crick, and James Watson received the Nobel Prize, but it was Rosalind Franklin's data and photographs of DNA that led to their discovery.

Brenda Maddox tells a powerful story of a remarkably single-minded, forthright, and tempestuous young woman who, at the age of fifteen, decided she was going to be a scientist, but who was airbrushed out of the greatest scientific discovery of the twentieth century.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 416 pages, 7.96 × 5.3 × 1 in

Published: September 18, 2003

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060985089

ISBN - 13: 9780060985080

Found in: Biography and Memoir

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Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA

by Brenda Maddox

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 416 pages, 7.96 × 5.3 × 1 in

Published: September 18, 2003

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060985089

ISBN - 13: 9780060985080

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In 1962, Maurice Wilkins, Francis Crick, and James Watson received the Nobel Prize, but it was Rosalind Franklin's data and photographs of DNA that led to their discovery.

Brenda Maddox tells a powerful story of a remarkably single-minded, forthright, and tempestuous young woman who, at the age of fifteen, decided she was going to be a scientist, but who was airbrushed out of the greatest scientific discovery of the twentieth century.

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"A finely crafted biography." (Booklist)

Editorial Reviews

“A balanced biography of one of the best British scientists of the 20th century…Sure to be remembered as one of the books of the year.” (London Sunday Times)