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Bragg Reflections

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Science  17 Dec 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5704, pp. 2043-2045
DOI: 10.1126/science.1106446

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Light Is a Messenger The Life and Science of William Lawrence Bragg. by Graeme K. Hunter. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2004. 323 pp. $59.50, £35. ISBN 0-19-852921-X.

The author describes his account of the youngest ever Nobel laureate as "a scientific biography rather than a biography of a scientist."