The Protectors (1974), The Slipper and the Rose (1976), Terror of Frankenstein (1977), International Velvet (1978), Quatermass (1979), The Great Muppet Caper (1981), Return to Treasure Island (1986)
The Sweeney (1975), The Prisoner Of Zenda (1979), Hammer House Of Mystery and Suspense (1984), Quest For Fire (1981), Tandoori Nights (1987)
Born 1931, John G. Taylor held chairs of Physics at Southampton University and Rutgers University, New York, before becoming Professor of Mathematics at King's College, London. He also acted in plays and films, directed stage productions in Oxford and Cambridge, and wrote science fiction plays. He has appeared in discussions and documentaries on popular science issues, He is particularly interested in the fringe sciences and the supernatural, and was initially very open minded, though he later became a sceptic. His popular science books include The Shape Of Minds To Come (1971), The New Physics (1972), Black Holes: The End Of The Universe? (1973), Super Minds (1975) and Science and the Supernatural (1980)
Later his academic work concentrated on neural networks, including applying the theory to hedge funds. He died in 2012.
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