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Rosalind Franklin Mars Rover

When discussing the double helix structure of DNA, the discovery is largely credited to scientists Watson and Crick. However, some may argue that the discovery was made possible by Rosalind Franklin as her X-ray images provided essential information to Watson and Crick. After an early death of ovarian cancer, Franklin has not received the recognition that she very much deserved. This may be changing though, as a new Mars rover being sent to Mars in 2020 will be named after her. This name associated with a biologically fundamental molecule is appropriate as the rover will be searching for life or evidence of life on Mars. After doing research on Rosalind for a project and learning how much work she put in to studying DNA, I am happy that she in finally being honoured for her discoveries. Having a piece of equipment that will soon be roaming thr surface of Mars be named after you would be incredibly exciting, and I believe it is a great way to honour Rosalind Franklin.

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Rosalind Franklin Mars Rover - by gracemacdonald - 02-11-2019, 06:01 AM
RE: Rosalind Franklin Mars Rover - by shaylavo - 02-22-2019, 05:54 AM

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