Google honors 104th birthday of British chemist Dorothy Mary Hodgkin

Your Google Doodle for today is a homepage graphic made for the British chemist Dorothy Mary Hodgkin for her 104th birthday, which falls on May 12 (Monday).

Dorothy Mary Hodgkin

Dorothy Mary Hodgkin is highly credited for her outstanding works and accomplishments pertaining to protein crystallography. She is the scientist who was responsible for the advancement of the technique of X-ray crystallography - the tool to examine the three-dimensional structures of bio-molecules.

Google Doodle for 104th birthday of British chemist Dorothy Mary Hodgkin

Hodgkin was also recognized for her discoveries, like the confirmation of the structure of penicillin and vitamin B12 among many others.

Credits: Image of Hodgkin grabbed from www.paleophilatelie.eu

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