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Rosalind Franklin, PhD - the "Dark Lady" of DNA, British x-ray crystallographer whose x-ray photograph of DNA led to the discovery of the double helix. Although she was robbed of the Nobel, she wins the Nobel Prize of my heart! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosalind_Franklin Phd, Great Books
Scientist Rosalind Franklin made the first clear X-ray images of DNA’s structure. Her work was described as the most beautiful X-ray photographs ever taken. Franklin’s ‘Photo 51’ informed Crick and Watson of DNA’s double helix structure for which they were awarded a Nobel Prize. Franklin died of ovarian cancer in 1958, aged 37, her contribution to DNA’s discovery story unacknowledged.
A Vision of Rosalind - 1. Rosalind Franklins famous Photo 51 shows the mysterious “X” shape that informed Watson and Crick of double helix structure of DNA. In ‘A Vision of Rosalind 1’, her Photo 51 is reinterpreted giving it due respect in a celebration of colours.