Who took first picture of dna

Remembering Rosalind Franklin, the unsung hero whose research helped discover the structure of DNA

In fact, one of the blobs is missing, the fourth if you count out from the centre of the pattern, and this indicates that one strand of DNA is slightly offset against the other. Replying to James Billett - Taunton Photographer. By submitting above, you agree to our privacy policy. But how often is this an overly simplistic view of discovery? View newsletters.

Behind the picture: Photo 51

It was here that the scientist took the first-known picture of deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA. Franklin studied the 3-D structure of plant viruses such as the tobacco mosaic virus using X-ray diffraction in Birkbeck College where she had moved to in March 1953. Dig a bit deeper and the history of science becomes riddled with unsung heroes.

who took first picture of dna

News Corp. McElheny portrays Watson's well-know difficult personality, though his admiration for his subject shines through.

who took first picture of dna

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James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, and Rosalind Franklin

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who took first picture of dna

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