Fraser, Gordon 1943-
FRASER, Gordon 1943-
PERSONAL: Born February 23, 1943, in Glasgow, Scotland; married Gillian Harbinson, October 16, 1975; children: Nathalie, Benjamin. Education: Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, B.Sc. (with first class honors), 1964, Ph.D., 1967. Hobbies and other interests: Languages, crossword puzzles.
ADDRESSES: Home—14 La Chataigneraie, Crassy, 01220 Divonne-les-Bains, France. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: IPC Business Press, London, England, journalist, 1970-72; self-employed publicist, London, England, 1972-75; Rutherford Laboratory, Chilton, England, information officer, 1975-77; CERN Courier, Geneva, Switzerland, editor, 1977-2002; Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England, editor in chief of New Physics, 2001—. Visiting lecturer in science communication at British universities.
(Coauthor) Search for Infinity, Facts on File (New York, NY), 1995.
The Quark Machines, IOP Publishing (Philadelphia, PA), 1997.
(Editor) The Particle Century, IOP Publishing (Philadelphia, PA), 1998.
Antimatter—the Ultimate Mirror, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge, England), 2000.
SIDELIGHTS: Gordon Fraser once told CA: "As a physicist-turned-popular science writer, I aim to convey the difficult concepts of modern physics without compromising the underlying science. While working for my doctorate in theoretical physics in the mid-1960s, I wrote short stories as a hobby. By 1970 it was clear to me that I was not cut out for scientific research, and I spun together two very different strands of interest by becoming a reporter for a weekly British newspaper for the computer industry. I returned to science as an in-house editor at major laboratories, and I became the editor of the CERN Courier, the monthly magazine of the international high-energy physics community."
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