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John Desmond Bernal FRS (/bərˈnɑːl/; 10 May 1901 – 15 September 1971) was an Irish scientist who pioneered the use of X-ray crystallography in molecular biology. He published extensively on the history of science. In addition, Bernal was a political. In addition, Bernal was a political supporter of communism and wrote popular books on science and society.
he takes us on a thrilling voyage. Bernal - "Sage", because he knew everything - was one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century. Andrew Brown tells the story of this brilliant, complex man with his interwoven scientific, and intense personal and political lives, in fascinating detail.
Bernal lectures: distinguished speakers Explorations in Biological Structure. Professor R J P Williams, FRS. Lord Porter of Luddenham, OM, FRS.
Bernal lectures: distinguished speakers. JD Bernal was Professor of Physics at Birkbeck from 1938 and became Chair of Crystallography in 1963. When he retired from Birkbeck in 1968 the College sponsored an annual lecture to commemorate his work. Professor Dame Anne Glover. Why evidence can be your best friend. Explorations in Biological Structure.
Bernal's The Social Function of Science remains a classic analysis of the way in which wider social relations may determine the boundaries of both scientific understanding and practice
Bernal's The Social Function of Science remains a classic analysis of the way in which wider social relations may determine the boundaries of both scientific understanding and practice. Impressed by Bernal's relentless questioning of received ideas, Mountbatten recruited him to the brilliant scientific team of his 'Department of Wild Talents' during World War Two, to help in planning the Normandy landings
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The Feynman Lectures on Physics is a classic physics textbook based on a series of lectures provided by legendary physicist Richard Feynman between 1961 and 1963. Since it was first published in 1964 it has become the most widely read physics book of all time. It has since become one of the best selling science-related books of recent times. The book blends pop culture, social science, and economics together in an attempt to explain basic economic principles in an interesting and entertaining way.
For Bernal the humanistic and the scientific dimensions were on.
For Bernal the humanistic and the scientific dimensions were one. His vision of the sort of future that science could make possible for mankind was in total contrast to that of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World. Full automation, nuclear energy, and cybernetics could bring a fuller realisation of human potential. His futuristic sketches grew increasingly better grounded as his Marxism matured, making the society of the future set out in The Social Function of Science far more plausible than the one set out in his earlier work, The World, the Flesh and the Devil. Christopher Freeman in: J. D. Bernal: A Life in Science and Politics Brenda Swann, Francis Aprahamian ed. p. 125.
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