lifelong scientist and now a historian from East Sussex
author of hugely successful Haynes Manuals on Space
professional background as a scientist and space systems engineer
also has been involved with some exotic aerospace projects along the way worldwide
PhD was in Earth and Planetary Studies majoring on the Moon
widely published (90+ books to date)
has deveoped specific lecturing expertise in the development of:
the modern world from 1815 through industry, conflict and geopolitics of the late 20th century
humans including the neolithic period, stone circles and megalithic sites throughout the British Isles
FEEDBACK FOLLOWING DAVID'S COURSES:
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"This was a very interesting and informative course, almost in tutorial conditions. As a layperson, I learned lots, but never felt out of my depth."
"An outstanding speaker."
"Excellent; I thoroughly recommend David who has a deep knowledge and a wonderful delivery style."
"Well-researched by the speaker; high depth of knowledge under questioning; also covered the 'human' side of what was 'scientific and engineering excellence'."