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Graham Farmelo is Senior Research Fellow at the Science Museum, London, and Adjunct Professor of Physics at Northeastern University, Boston, USA. He edited the best-selling It Must be Beautiful: Great Equations of Modern Science in 2002. His biography of Paul Dirac, The Strangest Man, won the 2009 Costa Biography Prize and the 2010 Los Angeles Times Science Book Prize.

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Churchill's Bomb A Hidden History of Britain's First Nuclear Weapons Programme by Graham Farmelo
Churchill's Bomb A Hidden History of Britain's First Nuclear Weapons Programme
Graham Farmelo
Churchill was far more interested in science than he appeared. This book reveals an aspect of the great Prime Minister's life: his relations with his nuclear scientists, and his management of Britain's policy on atomic weapons.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2014
Churchill's Bomb by Graham Farmelo
Churchill's Bomb
Graham Farmelo
The world would have been a very different place if Churchill had changed his approach to the nuclear challenge. As Graham Farmelo makes clear, there were too many personal whims, reliance on dubious advice and the shoring up of what...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2013
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius by Graham Farmelo
The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius
Graham Farmelo
Winner of the Costa Biography Award 2009. Costa Book Awards 2009 Judges' comment: "Moving, funny, sad and intensely readable, this is a fascinating insight into the psychology of genius."
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/01/2009

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