Although Alan and I have worked on this Theme Issue together, it also serves as a celebration—a Festschrift, as the Germans have it—of his 85th birthday. Happy birthday Alan, many happy returns; ¡que cumplas muchos más! as they say here in Granada, from all of us involved in this issue.
We would simply like to see science take its place as a part of our universal culture contributing to the physical and intellectual development of all.
Alan Lindsay Mackay and John Desmond Bernal in .
One contribution of 14 to a Theme Issue ‘Beyond crystals: the dialectic of materials and information’.
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