Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin, O.M. 12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994

  title={Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin, O.M. 12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994},
  author={Guy Dodson},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={179 - 219}
  • G. Dodson
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Materials Science
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Dorothy Hodgkin was an X-ray crystallographer whose scientific career began in the 1930s and finished in the 1990s; her research had a deep influence on modern crystallography, chemistry and biochemistry. She had a profound grasp of crystallography and a genius for applying its methods. Her research was driven by the conviction that the X-ray image was the best basis for understanding the chemistry and function of molecules. 

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