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Books by Carol Williams

This fine illustrated hardback volume, written by Carol Williams, traces the fascinating story of Geophysics at Madingley Rise. The brainchild of Professor Frank Newall, astronomer and Fellow of Trinity College, and expanded under the stewardships of Sir Gerald Lenox-Conyngham and Sir Edward Bullard, Madingley Rise was where forceful and brilliant scientists increased our understanding of the Earth, taking geophysics through the 'revolution in Earth Sciences' during the late 1960s and 1970s. Contents:Introduction - H.F.Newall and daily life at Madingley Rise - Sir Gerald Lenox-Conyngham and the Survey of India - A School of Geodesy 1921-30 - A Department of Geodesy and Geophysics 1931-45 - Post-war revival and the move to Madingley Rise 1946-55 - The first decade in Madingley Rise 1956-65 - Joined up Geophysics 1966-80 - Index - Bibliography - List of Subscribers Written by Carol Williams