Re: My last on linguistic copyright
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, March 19, 2003, 11:19|
Daniel Andreasson Vpc-Work scripsit:
> > and yet
> > it's strange how the populace at large will not remember who it was won the
> > Nobel Prize for discovering the structure of DNA (John will know! :-)) or
> > who almost beat them to it.
> Haha! This one even *I* know. Officially, James Watson and
> Francis Crick did it. And they won the Nobel prize. They
> DIDN'T however acknowledge Rosalind "Rosy" Franklin at all,
> even though they based their research entirely on her findings.
The person who almost beat them to it was, of course, Linus Pauling, who
won two Nobel Prizes, Chemistry (1954) for his work on the nature of the
chemical bond, and Peace (1962) for his opposition to nuclear weapons
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There
are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language
that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful.