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Volume 98 , Issue 4 July Pages Related Information. Swan Song Chapter She offers a gripping portrait of an era and of a scientist whose complications acquire a tragic glamour. It is a cautionary tale for which we must supply the moral ourselves. Me neither.
Senechal sensitively documents Wrinch's later life--the few flashes of brilliance illuminating career marginalisation; and the tragedy of her daughter's death. But it is with the big ideas from early on that Senechal argues Wrinch should join the ranks of great names we should remember. I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science is absolutely fantastic in its entirety--poignant, rigorously researched, absorbingly narrated, impossible to put down.
Do pick it up.
This book ensures that Wrinch's legacy will not fade, and that her contributions and colorful life will be remembered. By Marjorie Senechal It was eerie, a gift from the grave. But I thank serendipity, not spooks. The gift, it turns out, was given forty years ago. We hope March 8 finds you well and happy, and enjoying an early spring!
Why do I ask? Remembered today for her much publicized feud with Linus Pauling over the shape of proteins, known as "the cyclol controversy," Dorothy Wrinch made essential contributions to the fields of Darwinism, probability and statistics, quantum mechanics, x-ray diffraction, and computer science.
The first women to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, her understanding of the science of crystals and the ever-changing notion of symmetry has been fundamental to science. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
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Oxford Scholarship Online This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online - view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level. I Died for Beauty Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science Marjorie Senechal The first biography of the complex and fascinating Dorothy Wrinch Portrays a woman who was learned, restless, imperious, exacting, critical, witty, and kind lluminates the subtler prejudices Wrinch faced as a feisty woman and the puzzling roles of beauty and truth Enriched with details from the author's personal relationship with Wrinch.
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