Maurice Wilkins

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Maurice Wilkins
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Maurice Wilkins wi ane o the cameras he developed specially for X-ray diffraction studies at King's College London[1]
BornMaurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins
15 December 1916(1916-12-15)
Pongaroa, Wairarapa,
New Zealand
Died5 October 2004(2004-10-05) (aged 87)
Blackheath, Lunnon
Alma materSt John's College, Cambridge
University o Birmingham
Kent forX-ray diffraction, DNA
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics, Molecular biology
InstitutionsKing's College London
The University o Birmingham
University o Californie, Berkeley
University o St Aundras

Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins CBE FRS (15 December 1916 – 5 October 2004)[2] wis a New Zealand-born Breetish pheesicist an molecular biologist, an Nobel laureate whase resairch contreibutit tae the scienteefic unnerstaundin o phosphorescence, isotope separation, optical microscopy an X-ray diffraction, an tae the development o radar.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Science mourns DNA pioneer Wilkins". BBC News. 2004-10-06. Retrieved 2016-06-25.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Arnott, S.; Kibble, T. W. B.; Shallice, T. (2006). "Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins. 15 December 1916 -- 5 October 2004: Elected FRS 1959". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. London: Royal Society. 52: 455–478. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2006.0031. PMID 18551798.
  3. "Maurice Wilkins EMBO profile". Heidelberg: European Molecular Biology Organization.