" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley

Anil Ananthaswamy

Anil Ananthaswamy is a consultant editor of New Scientist in London. He has worked at the magazine in various capacities since 2000, most recently as deputy news editor, and has written more than 250 news and features articles. He is also a contributor to National Geographic News. He studied electronics, electrical and computer engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (Bachelor of Technology), and the University of Washington, Seattle (Master of Science), and worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley before training as a journalist in the University of California Santa Cruz's renowned science writing programme. Anil is the author of The Edge of Physics: A Journey to Earth's Extremes to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe.

First broadcast on 18th June 2010.

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