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Title:
Beyond the energy crisis
Author:
Maddox, John, 1925-2009.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1975]
Physical Description:
208 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780070394308
Format :
Book

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John Maddox was born in Penllergaer, Wales on November 27, 1925. He received a degree in chemistry from Christ Church, Oxford and a degree in physics from King's College, London. He taught theoretical physics at the University of Manchester from 1949 to 1955 before leaving to become the science correspondent for The Manchester Guardian. In 1964, he worked on a project for the Nuffield Foundation intended to put more up-to-date teaching materials in the hands of science teachers. In 1966, he became the editor of the British journal Nature. He left Nature in 1973, but returned in 1980. He was the editor of Nature for a total of 22 years.

He also wrote books during his lifetime including The Doomsday Syndrome (1972); Beyond the Energy Crisis: A Global Perspective (1975); and What Remains to Be Discovered?: Mapping the Secrets of the Universe, the Origins of Life, and the Future of the Human Race (1998). He died due to pneumonia associated with a chest infection on April 12, 2009 at the age of 83.

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