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Aaron Klug

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Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world.

— Aaron Klug

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Cambridge was the place for someone from the Colonies or the Dominions to go on to, and it was to the Cavendish Laboratory that one went to do physics.

— Aaron Klug

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I like teaching and the contact with young minds keeps one on one's toes.

— Aaron Klug

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My father was trained as a saddler, but in fact as a young man worked in his father's business of rearing and selling cattle, so he grew up in the countryside.

— Aaron Klug

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One cannot plan for the unexpected.

— Aaron Klug

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Shortly after I was born he emigrated to Durban, where members of my mother's family had settled at the turn of the century, and the rest of the family followed soon thereafter.

— Aaron Klug

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The philosophy of the school was quite simple - the bright boys specialised in Latin, the not so bright in science and the rest managed with geography or the like.

— Aaron Klug

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The work requires a moderately large investment in technological and theoretical developments and long periods of time to carry them out, without the pressure to achieve quick or short term results.

— Aaron Klug

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This field is not necessarily glamorous, nor does it often produce immediate results, but it seeks to increase our basic understanding of living processes.

— Aaron Klug

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This work made me more and more interested in biological matter, and I decided that I really wanted to work on the X-ray analysis of biological molecules.

— Aaron Klug

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He moved to Birkbeck College in the University of London in late 1953 and started working with Rosalind Franklin in John Bernal's lab. His scientific biography is currently being written by former colleague Kenneth Holmes. He is also a member of the Board of Scientific Governors at The Scripps Research Institute.

His scientific biography is currently being written by former colleague Kenneth Holmes. Sir Aaron Klug OM PRS (born 11 August 1926) is a Lithuanian-born British chemist and biophysicist and winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his development of crystallographic electron microscopy and his structural elucidation of biologically important nucleic acid-protein complexes.

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