ChemistThomas N. Scortia (1926 – 1986) published science fiction from the1950s to his death from leukemia; he was nominated for the Nebula in1966. His frequent writing partner, Frank M. Robinson (1926 – 2014),was active in SF from the 1950s to his death. His awards andnominations range from the Hugo to the BFA, from the Lambda to theLocus. Robinson was also a well known activist.
Togetherthe pair were masters of the disaster thriller. Their 1975 standalone ThePrometheus Crisis isa fine example of their work in this genre.