Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1927-2017) US physicist, broadcaster, noted for his competent and accessible radio programme The World Tomorrow which began in 1964, Deputy Director of the Apollo Moon project for NASA 1965-1969, and author; in his Near Future Technothriller, The Contaminant (1978), a plot is brewed to destroy the USSR with a virus that causes cancer (see Pandemic). [JC]
born Chicago, Illinois: 30 September 1927
died Chicago, Illinois: 15 April 2017
- The Contaminant (New York: Harper and Row, 1978) [hb/]
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