Homage to Gaia: The Life of an Independent Scientist

James Lovelock

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Profile Books Ltd

Published: 4th Jul '19


A new edition of the celebrated thinker James Lovelock’s autobiography to celebrate his 100th birthday.

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A new edition in the year of James Lovelock’s 100th birthday With over fifty patents to his name and innumerable awards and accolades, James Lovelock is a distinguished and original thinker who has been widely recognized by the international scientific community. In this inspiring book, republished in the year of his 100th birthday, Lovelock tells his life story, from his first steps as a scientist to his work with organisations as diverse as NASA, Shell and the Marine Biological Association. Homage to Gaia describes the years of travel and work that led to his crucial scientific breakthroughs in environmental awareness, uncovering how CFCs impact on the ozone layer and creating the concept of Gaia, the theory that the Earth is a self-regulating system. Written in a sharp and energetic style, James Lovelock’s book will entertain and inspire anyone interested in science or the creative spirit.

Additional information

Weight 0.383 kg
Dimensions 27 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 448