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I had become monomaniacal …

I had become monomaniacal …

Now that’s not something you hear every day. The author of this particular quote containing a reference to 1951 is James D. Watson.

James Dewey Watson (born April 6, 1928) is an American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick and Rosalind Franklin. Watson, Crick, and Maurice Wilkins were awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material”.


There are Elephants in the Room … # 5

There are Elephants in the Room … # 5

Day 5 of my quest to cure my 1951 Elephant Fixation. It’s not going too well I’m afraid but I am increasingly hopeful. Anyway, let’s press on …

The elephant exhibit gets cleaned by vacuums and feather dusters at the American Museum of Natural History on February 28, 1951.

And here is a really useful quote …

It’s hard for the donkeys to win the race if they’re
going to carry the elephants on their backs.
– Jim Hightower