Lord Zuckerman (1904–1993) was a British zoologist and military strategist. Having advised the Allies on bombing strategy during World War II, he spent much of his later life campaigning for nuclear non-proliferation. Zuckerman was knighted in 1956 and made a life peer in 1971.

IN THE REVIEW

The New Nuclear Menace

A Nuclear-Weapon-Free World: Desirable? Feasible?

edited by Joseph Rotblat, edited by Jack Steinberger, edited by Bhalchandra Udgaonkar
Editors’ note: The following review was written by Lord Zuckerman shortly before he died on April 1. It was prepared for publication with the help of the physicist Richard Garwin. The agreement reached by Gorbachev and Reagan in 1987 to relegate socalled intermediate-range missiles to the scrapheap not only marked …

Creations of the Dark

Circular Evidence

by Pat Delgado and Colin Andrews

Crop Circles: The Latest Evidence

by Pat Delgado and Colin Andrews
However much they lagged culturally behind the Egyptians, Greeks, and their Roman conquerors of AD 50, the ancient Britons were certainly a busy and ingenious people, whose artifacts have never ceased to amaze, some because of their monumental size, others because their significance remains a mystery. The counties of Wiltshire, …

Apes R Not Us

Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe

by Jane Goodall

Almost Human: A Journey into the World of Baboons

by Shirley C. Strum, foreword by George B. Schaller
At the end of his analysis of the logical shortcomings of Cartesian dualism—of the belief that what we call “mind” is some kind of entity that is distinct from our overt actions—Gilbert Ryle observed that those who are skeptical about the view that there is “a ghost in the machine” …