Zuckerman, Solly, Lord

   British scientist. A brilliant anatomist and zoologist, Cape Town-born Zuckerman settled in England and first became known for his research on apes and monkeys. He served during the war as a scientific adviser to the RAF. In the post-war period, he held a number of academic and official posts and was chief scientific adviser to the British government on defence matters, 1960–6, and on general scientific and technological questions, 1965–70. He was the author of a number of books, including Scientists and War (1966) and Beyond the Ivory Tower (1970). He was knighted in 1956 and created a life peer in 1971. He was on the Board of Governors of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.

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