Oral history of British science
Lovelock, James (part 7 of 13). An Oral History of British Science.
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Interviewee’s home, Cornwall
Lovelock, James, 1919 - (speaker, male)
Merchant, Paul (speaker, male)
Part 7: Description of photograph of ECD, gas chromatograph, nitrogen cylinder, amplifier, chart recorder on bench on research ship ‘Shackleton’, 1971. Comments on simplicity of equipment; detection of methyl iodide, carbon tetrachloride. Story of German researcher on ‘Shackleton’ admiring equipment; invitation to Germany to show equipment; subsequent voyage on research ship ‘Meteor’.
Life story interview with James Lovelock, independent scientist, environmentalist, author and researcher.