As we mark the sad news of the death of renowned physicist and author Stephen Hawking, we celebrate the life and work of a writer whose work inspired countless readers and reflect on the lasting influence of A Brief History of Time, a book which launched a genre and revolutionised science writing.
Posted on 3rd Nov, 2016 by Sally Campbell
Helen Czerski is a physicist, oceanographer and broadcaster with a passion for revealing the wonder in our everyday lives. Her fascination with the world of fast-moving, small-scale phenomena led her first to undertake a PhD in Experimental Explosive Physics at Cambridge University and has since led her to the study of ocean bubble formation. Her first book A Storm in a Teacup is a brilliantly entertaining introduction to physics in general that manages to make this hugley complex topic accessible to all.
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