American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Crick, Francis Henry Compton 1916-2004. British biologist who with James D. Watson proposed a spiral model, the double helix, for the molecular structure of DNA. He shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for advances in the study of genetics.
“Michael Crick is nowattacking David Cameron via Caroline Spelman, this time in his BBC blog.”
“If ID wants to suggest that extra-terrestrial life as SETI hypothesizes it is the cause of life on Earth, then they can join Crick and the others who have toyed with this idea.”
“Odile drew the double-helix structure of DNA in Crick and Watson's famous 1953 paper.”
“Crick is also a fervent atheistic materialist, who propounds the particle story.”
“MikeGene: But I dare say that Crick is thinking in one dimension here.”
“But I dare say that Crick is thinking in one dimension here.”
“But even if Francis Crick is 75 percent the same as a pumpkin, the degree of difference between him and even the savviest Hubbard squash suggests that as a unit of measurement it doesn't quite capture the scale of that difference.”
“The usual complaint against Crick is that, as a political historian, his interest is in Orwell's writing, thought and influence to the exclusion of all else.”
“A critical influence in Crick's career was his friendship, beginning in 1951, with J.”
“Only one building, except those connected with the lighthouses, near at hand, this a small, gray-shingled bungalow about two hundred yards away, separated from the lights by the narrow stream called Clam Creek -- Seth always spoke of it as the "Crick" -- which, turning in behind the long surf-beaten sandspit known, for some forgotten reason, as "Black Man's Point," continued to the salt-water pond which was named "The Cove.”
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