Nobel Prize-winning chemist Dorothy Hodgkin honoured – Telegraph

It’s nice to see Google continuing to honour female figures in science.

Nobel Prize-winning chemist Dorothy Hodgkin is the latest such, and it is no adverse reflection on Dr Hodgkins that her status as the only female British Nobel Prize winner might have been taken a couple of years earlier by another British female crystallographer, Rosalind Franklin, but for the rampant and unrepentant vivism of the Nobel committee and the unfortunate early death of Dr Franklin (who would have surely taken the place of Maurice Wilkins in 1962 had she not died at the young age of 38 – just 4 years before the DNA structure was acknowledged).

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