Why is Francis Crick considered to be one of the Luminaries of science?

Francis Crick, an English molecular biologist, will always be remembered as one of those responsible for unveiling the mystery of the DNA molecular structure. In the early 1950s, scientists had learned a lot about genetics, but they still didn’t understand the structure of the DNA molecular and they needed to understand the structure of DNA, in order to fully understand genetics.

   In 1951, Crick went to Cambridge in England to work in the Cavendish Laboratory, in order to study the structure of DNA. Along with James Watson and Maurice Wilkins, crick developed the double helix structure of the DNA molecule. They shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1962.

   Crick also wrote several text-books. He will always remain one of the luminaries of the scientific world for his famous discovery….a discovery that became a milestone in science.