THE RADAR MAN: The Story of Sir Robert Watson-Watt by John Rowland

THE RADAR MAN: The Story of Sir Robert Watson-Watt

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The author has done The Penicillin Man and The Polio Man. Once again his handling of contemporary science biography is adequate. He emphasizes the education and career over the strictly private life and provides some insight into the tangle of government involvement and staff teamwork that goes with large-scale scientific experiments in modern times. The explanation of radar, its history, its development and its applications are made clear throughout the life of a likable, admirable man, who, on a trip to Canada in the 1950's, meekly paid a speeding fine having been detected by an appliance developed from his own radar inventions.

Pub Date: March 16th, 1964
Publisher: Roy