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Published: 12 August 2004

338 Pages | numerous line drawings


ISBN: 9780198529217

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Light is a Messenger

The Life and Science of William Lawrence Bragg

Graeme K. Hunter

  • First book on Bragg, who died more than 30 years ago
  • Biography of youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Prize
  • Bragg was director of the research department in which Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA
  • Long rivalry with Linus Pauling, whose career paralleled Bragg's
  • Bragg held many important scientific posts, including Cavendish Professor of Experimental Physics at Cambridge University and Director of the Royal Institution of Great Britain

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