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What Mad Pursuit

A Personal View of Scientific Discovery (Sloan Foundation Science)

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Written in English

208 pages

This is a personal account of what it is like to do science, by Francis Crick, co-discoverer of the double helical structure of DNA.

The book is autobiographical, but focuses primarily on events that had an impact on his career as a scientist.

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What mad pursuit

First published in 1988



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This is a personal account of what it is like to do science, by Francis Crick, co-discoverer of the double helical structure of DNA.

The book is autobiographical, but focuses primarily on events that had an impact on his career as a scientist.

What Mad Pursuit

A Personal View of Scientific Discovery (Sloan Foundation Science)

This edition published in by Basic Books


First Sentence

"I WAS BORN IN 1916, in the middle of the First World War."

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OL7594170M
ISBN 10
0465091385
ISBN 13
9780465091386
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77127
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