26 September, 2006
acrylic on canvas, 600mm x 600mm
Francis Crick is credited, along with James Watson [and to a lesser extent Rosalind Franklin] with the discovery of the structure of DNA.
On the surface it appears to be an everyday story of academic brilliance, however this article alludes to the fact that Crick was interested in the effects of LSD as a tool for promoting creative thought, and it has been suggested that the structure of DNA was revealed to Crick under the influence of the drug.
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