Stuart Clark – Galaxy

Posted on February 19, 2010 by



Neil Denny and special guest presenter Marcus Chown talk to Stuart Clark.

Stuart Clark is one of the UK’s most widely read astronomy journalists. A former editor of Astronomy Now, He has a PhD in astrophysics and until 2001 was director of public astronomy education at the University of Hertfordshire.

In 2001 the Independent ranked him alongside Stephen Hawking and Sir Martin Rees, the Astronomer Royal, as one of the ‘stars’ of British astrophysics teaching.

A regular contributor to such magazines as New Scientist and BBC Focus, he is the author of several books, but it was his first work of narrative nonfiction, The Sun Kings, that established him as a popular science writer par excellence.

His most recent book is Galaxy.

First broadcast on 19th February 2010

N.B. Marcus Chown’s first book, Afterglow of Creation, has just been re-published in paperback.

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