Oral history of British science

Klug, Aaron (Part 8 of 31). National Life Stories Collection: General

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:04:23

  • Shelf mark

    C464/31

  • Subjects

    Biophysics; Chemistry

  • Recording date

    2002-10-29, 2002-11-03, 2002-11-20, 2002-11-27

  • Recording locations

    MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge

  • Interviewees

    Klug, Aaron, 1926-, (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Thompson, Katherine (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    AK's fellowship was valid for 3 years. Explains difficulties about life in the flat, especially when wife became pregnant. But he enjoyed being part of a small group, met Crick and Watson, later on Max Perutz. Later support ran out but more talk about that later.

  • Description

    Nobel Prize-winning chemist Aaron Klug in conversation about his life and work. Klug is most famous for his research into crystallographic electron microscopy.

  • Related links

    Visit this interviewee's page on the 'Voices of Science' web resource

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