Jim Al-Khalili – Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science

Posted on September 16, 2011 by


Jim Al-Khalili OBE is a theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster. He is currently Professor of Physics at the University of Surrey, where he also holds the first Surrey chair in the public engagement in science. He was awarded the Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize for science communication in 2007, elected Honorary Fellow of the British Association for the Advancement of Science and has also received the Institute of Physic’s Public Awareness of Physics Award.


Jim is the author of numerous popular science titles, including Black Holes, Wormholes and Time MachinesQuantum: A Guide for the Perplexed and the book we talk about in this interview, Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science.

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