Winston Churchill’s essay on alien life found

@article{Livio2017WinstonCE,
  title={Winston Churchill’s essay on alien life found},
  author={M. Livio},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2017},
  volume={542},
  pages={289-291}
}
  • M. Livio
  • Published 2017
  • History, Medicine
  • Nature
During the Second World War, Churchill supported the development of radar and Britain’s nuclear programme. He met regularly with scientists such as Bernard Lovell, the father of radio astronomy. An exchange about the use of statistics to fight German U-boats captures his attitude. Air Chief Marshal Arthur ‘Bomber’ Harris complained, “Are we fighting this war with weapons or slide rules?” Churchill replied, “Let’s try the slide rule.” evolution and cells in newspapers and magazines. In a 1931… Expand
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