Edge Hero Brought to Life

Ernest Rutherford takes centre stage in Irish writer Brian Cathcart’s latest book, The Fly in the Cathedral: How a small group of Cambridge scientists won the race to split the atom. Rutherford is described by Cathcart as “the battleship of physics” in what Popular Science calls “a fascinating story [told] superbly well.”

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