Award-winning best-selling science writer, wrote the book on chaos theory that helped inspire the Ian Malcolm character in Jurassic Park. More recent works include “Time Travel: A History” and “The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood”.
Astronomer and historian, particularly interested in light pollution and dark skies. Author of three books on the history of astronomy, “The Lost Constellations”, “Uncharted Constellations” and “Mystery of the Ashen Light of Venus”. Runs a consultancy business on light pollution and astronomy.