Science Book a Day Interviews Stephen Budiansky

My interview with Stephen Budiansky

Science Book a Day

budianskySpecial thanks to Stephen Budiansky for answering 5 questions about his recently featured book – Blackett’s War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare

Stephen Budiansky is the author of fourteen books about military history, intelligence and espionage, science, and the natural world. His most recent book is Blackett’s War, published by Alfred A. Knopf in 2013. His writing has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, the New York Times magazine and op-ed pages, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, The Economist, and many other publications. – From Stephen’s Homepage

Stephen’s Homepage: http://www.budiansky.com
Stephen’s Blog: http://budiansky.blogspot.com.au

#1 – What was the impetus for writing this book?

I’ve long been fascinated by the intersection between science and warfare. Most of those stories have been pretty thoroughly chewed over  — the atomic bomb most notably; the codebreakers at Bletchley Park and Washington in World War…

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