Dr Simon Singh: Trick or Treatment? Alternative Medicine (and the Media) on Trial

Posted on May 8, 2009 by


Simon SinghSimon Singh is an author, journalist and TV Producer, specializing in science and mathematics. Simon studied physics at Imperial College, London before completing a PhD in particle physics at Cambridge University and at CERN Geneva. In 1990 he joined the BBC’s Science and Features Department, where he was a producer and director working on programmes such as Tomorrow’s World and Horizon.

Simon has previously written two best-selling books, Fermat’s Last Theorem and The Code Book, for which he subsequently produced and presented television adaptations for Channel 4, and then another best-seller, Big Bang: The Most Important Scientific Discovery of All Time and Why You Need to Know About It.

Simon’s latest book, co-authored with Edzard Ernst, is Trick or Treatment?: Alternative Medicine on Trial. Simon has been our guest on Little Atoms twice.


Interview first broadcast on 8th May 2008

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