James d watson, the annotated and illustrated double helix, edited by alexander gann and jan witkowski (2012) simon & schuster, isbn 978-1-4767-1549-0 watson, j d (1968) the double helix: a personal account of the discovery of the structure of dna new york: atheneum watson, j d (1968) gunther s stent, ed. Watson's original title was to have been honest jim, in that the book recounts the discovery of the double helix from watson's point of view and included many of his private emotional impressions at the time. Nobel laureate james watson opens ted2005 with the frank and funny story of how he and his research partner, francis crick, discovered the structure of dna.
James watson's the double helix james watson's account of the events that led to the discovery of the structure of deoxyribose nucleic acid (dna) is a very witty narrative, and. The double helix is american scientist james watson’s personal account of the discovery of the structure of dna he and francis crick succeed in determining the three-dimensional chemical structure of dna in 1953, while they were working together at cavendish laboratory, at cambridge university.
James watson was a pioneer molecular biologist who is credited, along with francis crick and maurice wilkins, with discovering the double helix structure of the dna molecule the trio won the. The double helix: a personal account of the discovery of the structure of dna, james d watson, simon & shuster, ny 1968/2001 isbn-13: 978-0-7432-1630-2, pb 226 pages, 20 b/w photos & 11 diagrams, plus 3 pg foreword by sir l bragg & 4 pg intro by s nasar. James watson (left) and francis crick in 1959 the double helix remains a startlingly good read photograph: bettmann/corbis the double helix opens with the words: i have never seen francis crick.
The classic personal account of watson and crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of dna, now with an introduction by sylvia nasar, author of a beautiful mind by identifying the structure of dna, the molecule of life, francis crick and james watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a nobel prize. In 1953, james watson and francis crick pieced together the structure of dna — the now-famous double helix to celebrate the release of a new annotated and illustrated edition of his 1968 book, the double helix, james watson reflects on the groundbreaking discovery. The double helix: a personal account of the discovery of the structure of dna is an autobiographical account of the discovery of the double helix structure of dna written by james d watson and published in 1968 watson is a us molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of dna in 1953 with francis crick.
James watson's the double helix james watson's account of the events that led to the discovery of the structure of deoxyribose nucleic acid (dna) is a very witty narrative, and shines light on the nature of scientists watson describes the many key events.