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A. J. Meadows, "Science and Controversy: A Biography of Sir Norman Lockyer, Founder Editor of Nature"
Palgrave Macmillan | 2008-09-15 | ISBN: 0230220207 | 352 pages | PDF | 2 MB
This insightful biography has been unavailable for 30 years, and has been requested many times. This new edition ties in with the "History of Nature" project, as "Nature" digitise their entire back catalogue. It is presented with a foreword by the current Editor of "Nature", and a new afterward by the author. Lockyer's eventful life, controversial theories and unusual approach are still fascinating today.Sir Norman Lockyer left Nature, the world's leading scientific journal, as his lasting memorial. But his life, and controversial theories, are an important part of science history. His ideas were at the forefront of public debate, and ranged from brilliant to perverse. This entertaining book is a fascinating insight into his eventful life.
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