June 11, 2011

Sunday, 11 June 1911


Simpson, photographed by Ponting in January 1911. [1]

Scott took a keen interest in the work of the scientists. Simpson, for one, was impressed by Scott's "versatile mind. There is no specialist here who is not pleased to discuss his problems with him." [2]


[1] Wikipedia.
[2] George Simpson, diary, 11 June, 1911, quoted by Roland Huntford in Scott and Amundsen (New York : Putnam, 1980, c1979), p.398.

No comments:

Post a Comment