Posts Tagged ‘Allan Cormack’

Celebrating a Special Day

Posted on: November 10th, 2023 by admin

On Wednesday this week, 8 November 2023, three organisations – the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the European Society […]

3D Ultrasound: How’s that Work?

Posted on: July 14th, 2023 by admin

It was almost 52 years ago that engineer Godfrey Hounsfield and radiologist James Ambrose carried out the first computed tomography (CT) scans, […]

Anatomy of Writing a Book

Posted on: February 17th, 2023 by admin 1 Comment

Twenty years ago, I had the good fortune to spend a sabbatical year in Dublin. After delivering a guest lecture […]

A Life Well Lived

Posted on: December 23rd, 2022 by admin

Earlier this month, the European Society of Radiology announced the passing of Professor Guozhen Li (seen right, © Min.News) who died at the […]

53 Fridays in 2021

Posted on: December 31st, 2021 by admin 4 Comments

We know there are 52 weeks in a year, so how is it possible that today, 31 December 2021, is […]

Another Breakthrough from SA

Posted on: October 15th, 2021 by admin

Last Friday, we highlighted the contribution of two South Africans – Jamie Ambrose and Allan Cormack – to the development of computer […]

CT Turns 50

Posted on: October 8th, 2021 by admin 2 Comments

Fifty years ago on 1 October 1971, “Jamie Ambrose, a consultant radiologist at Atkinson Morley’s Hospital in Wimbledon, south London, made […]

Laugh First, and Then Think

Posted on: September 17th, 2021 by admin 1 Comment

In a few weeks’ time, we learn who will be awarded the Nobel Prizes for 2021. As we have previously […]

DBT vs BCT

Posted on: December 11th, 2020 by admin

Well, it’s the battle of the acronyms – digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) versus breast computed tomography (BCT) – in the […]

The Rule of Three

Posted on: October 9th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The second week in October is when the world’s leading scientists eagerly await a telephone call from Stockholm with life-changing […]