James Lovelock, the 94 year old scientist described as 'one of the most important independent scientists of the twentieth century', will see his work honoured in an exhibition opening today at the Science Museum.
The exhibition uncovers achievements from throughout his seventy year career, which saw him work on fields as diverse as medicine, space exploration an environmental science.
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