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Dorothy Mary Hodgkinová

Dátum narodenia: 12. máj 1910
Dátum úmrtia: 29. júl 1994

Dorothy Mary Hodgkinová, rodená Crowfootová bola anglická biochemička.

Bola profesorkou v Oxforde. Venovala sa zisťovaniu molekulárnej stavby vitamínov a penicilínov metódami röntgenovej difrakcie. Roku 1964 dostala Nobelovu cenu za objasnenie štruktúry vitamínu B12. Wikipedia

Citáty Dorothy Mary Hodgkinová

„Would it not be better if one could really 'see' whether molecules…were just as experiments suggested?“

—  Dorothy Hodgkin

the question that decided her to specialize in X-ray cristallography, as quoted by [Sharon Bertsch McGrayne, Nobel Prize women in science: their lives, struggles, and momentous discoveries, Joseph Henry Press, 1998, http://books.google.com/books?id=-PqK3zxkRrIC&pg=PA231, 0-309-07270-0, 231]

„There's the moment when you know you can find out the answer and that's the period you are sleepless before you know what it is. When you've got it and know what it is, then you can rest easy.“

—  Dorothy Hodgkin

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Kontext: I once wrote a lecture for Manchester University called « Moments of Discovery » in which I said that there are two moments that are important. There's the moment when you know you can find out the answer and that's the period you are sleepless before you know what it is. When you've got it and know what it is, then you can rest easy.

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