Reference numberPB/9/1/93
Previous numbersJ.63
TitleCorrespondence with Gerard Piel
DescriptionPiel was publisher at 'Scientific American', for whom Blackett wrote various articles and reviews in the 1960s.

Matter dealt with in the correspondence include:

Blackett's review of CP Snow's Godkin Lectures on 'Science and Government' (<i>Scientific American</i>, April 1961) which did musch to precipitate the controversy in the correspondence with RV Jones and others. A copy of the review is included. See J.44

'Steps toward Disarmament' (a shorter version of 'The Real Road to Disarmament', in 'New Statesman', 1962) published in 'Scientific American', April 1962. See F.68, F.69.

Requests for Blackett to write articles on rock magnetism for 'Scientific American', 1963.

Possible article on detection of underground explosions (with letters from Sir Edward Bullard, JD Cockcroft), 1965.

Publication of Blackett's 1961 and 1962 articles as a separate book 'Science, Conflict and Society', 1969.

See also J.107

Correspondents include: Sir John Cockcroft, Gerald Holton, Reginald Jones,
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