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I am an honours graduate (BSc. Hons. Strath-Glasgow) coupled with an MBA-ICG (Paris) , experienced, Metallurgist - Materials Scientist and Engineer & Manager turned Consultant & Blogger. I specialised in Superalloys (aero-engine_Seminal Work peer reviewed & published IOM3_MST, Feb.1985, the 2nd issue of this now well known journal dedicated to the fundamental aspects in our multidisciplinary subject area ) My experience over a wide range of Special Alloys is extensive. (Cryogenic,Controlled Expansion-Dilatometric,Magnetic, Corrosion Resistant Grades and finally HSLA-Aircraft Undercarriage. (Great Stuff-I was lucky) My responibilities were especially in Melting & Refining to 1st Forming stage. Responsibilities include QC,QA & Accounting, Melt/Remelt Process  & Products, R&D.  Bilingual English-French. 
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Wednesday, 28 October 2009

When Charles Darwin, FRS,(12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) dared not publish: "On the Origins of Species "(1859) until after his death

Science and scientists in Victorian and Edwardian literary novels: insights into the emergence of a new profession, Public Understand. Sci. 16 (2007) 205–222 comes as good reminder of, who the authors of the time were, and, of their efforts and those of the literary world to bring Science to the wider Public.

This and much else is perhaps very much taken for granted today so a word "In Memoriam" for these early writers is surely merited. What is the situation in USA on evolution ...Sage Publications most probably do not readily reach the wider public unless comments appear via the press and internet news. Hint Hint.

This paper is due to Nicolas Russell, who Acknowledges "Members of the Humanities Programme at Imperial College London commented on earlier drafts of this paper, and several anonymous reviewers have looked at drafts carefully. Responding to their comments has greatly improved this paper, and I thank everyone involved for their critiques.

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en référence à : Science and scientists in Victorian and Edwardian literary novels: insights into the emergence of a new profession -- Russell 16 (2): 205 -- Public Understanding of Science (afficher sur Google Sidewiki)