On July 25, 2020 Rosalind Franklin would be 100 years old.
Rosalind Franklin was the brilliant English chemist and X-Ray crystallographer whose x-ray diffraction studies provided clues to the structure of DNA. She made important contributions to our understanding of the molecular structures of DNA, RNA, and viruses.
You can browse through our Library and Archive collections:
Listen to a recollection of Raymond Gosling about Roslyn Franklin. Raymond was a graduate student and worked under Rosalind Franklin supervision in 1952. Raymond took a famous “Photo 51” of DNA’s B form
Read a transcript of the talk giving by Rosalind’s friend Ann Piper-Crawford at the Wimbledon Literary and Scientific Society
Borrow books/tapes about Rosalind:
- My sister Rosalind Franklin by Glynn, Jenifer.
Call number: Q143 .F74 .G65 2012
- Rosalind Franklin : the dark lady of DNA by Maddox, Brenda.
Call number: QH506 .F72 M33 2002
- Secret of photo 51 [videorecording]
Call number: QH506 .D63 2007
- The race for the double helix [videorecording] Nova (Television program)
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992.
Call number: QP624.5 .S78 .R33