Research intelligence: Gifts for posterity

An oral history project is interviewing the stars of UK science and their unsung supporting acts. Zoë Corbyn writes Their work has saved lives, delivered the information age and forewarned humanity of impending global catastrophe. But until now, the personal stories of many of Britain's most eminent scientists have remained untold. Now a project is under way to interview the UK's leading scientific lights and their supporting acts, preserving their thoughts for posterity. The British…