J. D. Bernal: The Sage of Science


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J.D. Bernal, known as "Sage," was an extraordinary man and multifaceted character. A scientist of dazzling intellectual ability and a leading figure in the development of X-ray crystallography, he was a polymath, a fervent Marxist, and much admired worldwide. Although he himself never won a Nobel Prize, several of his distinguished students went on to do so, including Dorothy Hodgkin, Max Perutz, and Aaron Klug. Andrew Brown has had unprecedented access to Bernal's papers and diaries, and this biography includes previously ...

J. D. Bernal: The Sage of Science 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199205653

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J. D. Bernal: The Sage of Science 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198515449