This week we chat to writer and editor Simon Ings. Simon has recently written a non-fiction book about science research under Stalin’s regime; out next month. We talk about the plight of the scientists, the problem of evidence-based governing, and why Russia’s plans were often far more rational than they later seemed.
These complex issues and many more are brought to life brilliantly by Simon – who is also a science fiction author, and the culture editor of New Scientist magazine. You can order Stalin and the Scientists on Amazon.
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