John Ziman, 17 February 1983
Show More Sir William Rowan Hamilton by Thomas Hankins.
Johns Hopkins, 474 pp., £19.50, July 1981, 0 8018 2203 3Show More
Gentlemen of Science: Early Years of the British Association for the Advancement of Science by Jack Morrell and Arnold Thackray.
Oxford, 592 pp., £30, August 1981, 0 19 858163 7Show More
The Parliament of Science: The British Association for the Advancement of Science 1831-1981 edited by Roy MacLeod and Peter Collins.
Science Reviews, 308 pp., £12.25, September 1982, 0 905927 66 4Show More
“... British scientific community than any other institution, including the Royal Society. Morrell and Thackray go into the first decade or so of the BAAS in fine detail. There are plenty of light touches. For the York meeting Lord Milton is told that ‘philosophers are very fond of venison. Can you contribute to the culinary part of science by sending from ...”