ROSALIND

  • Rosalind Franklin's 93rd birth anniversary: 10 interesting things to know July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Today when Google is celebrating the 93rd birthday of the British biophysicist Rosalind Franklin, we bring you some interesting incidents from Rosalind Franklin's life. Jenifer Glynn in her book 'My Sister Rosalind Franklin' describes Rosalind's life, including her education, relations with family and achievements. And the book has...
  • Rosalind Franklin's 93rd birthday: Discovery of the DNA molecular structure July 25, 2013

    Rosalind Franklin (full name Rosalind Elsie Franklin) was born on July 25, 1920 in London. She contributed to the discovery of the molecular structure of the DNA. She graduated in physical chemistry from Newnham College in Cambridge. During the World War II she served as a air raid warden while...
  • Google celebrates Rosalind Franklin's 93rd birthday with a doodle July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Celebrating the 93rd birthday of the British biophysicist and Xray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin, Google has posted a doodle on it homepage. She is believed to have made critical contributions to the understanding of the molecular structures of DNA, RNA, viruses, coal, and graphite. Born on 25 July 1920, Rosalind...
  • You won't believe Uma Thurman's daughter's name! October 18, 2012

    Los Angeles: Hollywood beauty Uma Thurman and boyfriend Arpad Busson have finally revealed the name of their threemonthsold daughter as Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence ThurmanBusson. The 'Bel Ami' actress, who gave birth to her third child on July 15, would like to call her Luna rather than her staggering five...
  • Book Talk: Three sisters in a house of Shakespeare March 17, 2011

    These three heroines of Eleanor Brown's debut novel, "The Weird Sisters," grew up in a house dominated by their professor father, who specializes in Shakespeare studies, named his girls for Shakespearean heroines and communicates sometimes hilariously, often cryptically through Shakespeare quotations. Written in a mix of collective voice "we"...