Rosalind Franklin is one of our Science Heroes, inspirational women who changed the course of science history. These posters are perfectly suited for hanging in your home, office, or classroom.
11" x 14", printed on #120 matte paper
Illustrated by Matteo Farinella, designed by Allan Lasser
Shipped flat in a rigid envelope
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You probably know that Watson and Crick published a paper in Nature in April 1953, proposing their model of DNA structure. You also know that they won the 1962 Nobel Prize for that paper. What you probably do not know is that in the same issue of Nature, there was a paper by Franklin and her doctoral trainee, Raymond Gosling. The paper was titled, “Molecular Configuration in Sodium Thymonucleate.”
The paper provided experimental evidence that supported some of Watson and Crick’s purely hypothetical arguments. Specifically, the famous photograph 51 shows that DNA is in fact helical. In the conclusion of the paper she wrote, “Thus our general ideas are not inconsistent with the model proposed by Watson and Crick in the preceding communication.” Continue reading about Rosalind Franklin on Massive Science →