Rosalind Franklin: The Dark Lady of DNA
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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ROSALIND FRANKLIN: The Dark Lady of DNAUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
This engagingly direct biography of Franklin encapsulates her vital contributions to science and in particular the deciphering of DNA while providing a durable portrait of a forceful personality ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ashleypolikoff - LibraryThing
what a painful read. i think i liked her as the woman of mystery more. maddox's biography was a defensive stance against watson and crick's description of her in their books, The Double Helix and What ... Read full review