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Tonyblack

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:laugh: Doesn't surprise me in the slightest! Is there no end to his talents? :laugh:
 

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Gutted that my collection isn't complete :(
 
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I like a lot of his other books. "Good Omens" with Neil Gaimen as Co-author was good. It takes place on Earth, but it's got a nice story to it and a lot of humour.
 

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Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit said:
I would appreciate it if someone could elucidate on what book is involved. All I got when I went to the site was "This book is no longer available" and was intrigued by the Wiki site.
If I remember correctly it was a book by someone who happened to be named "Terry Pratchett" but wasn't (we think) out Terry. :)
 

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It was a book about crystallography, just to be clear.

(That wasn't a very good pun was it? :oops: )
 
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It was cute, Dotsie ^-^

Can I have more detail on what the book was on? I'm presuming it's non-fiction, but what does it cover?
 

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It was cute, Dotsie ^-^
Thanks ;)

Can I have more detail on what the book was on? I'm presuming it's non-fiction, but what does it cover?
I don't remember the exact title, but he has also written a paper on the study of bacterial enzymes using X-ray crystallography (it's a technique whereby you can "see" the shape of the protein, & get a better idea of how it works)
 

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It's a real page-turner! :laugh:
 
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I find that sort of thing pretty interesting. I bet he'd be able to explain it well.
 

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