" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Marcus du Sautoy is a professor of Mathematics at Oxford, a fellow of Wadham College and a research fellow at the Royal Society. He has been named by the Independent on Sunday as one of the UK's leading scientists, and has written extensively for the Guardian, The Times and the Daily Telegraph, and has appeared on Radio 4 on numerous occasions. Marcus is the author of The Music of the Primes: Why an Unsolved Problem in Mathematics Matters and has presented Mind Games, and The Music of The Primes for BBC Television. He was the Royal Institution Christmas Lecturer in 2006, which was broadcast on Channel 5, and is currently filming The Story of Maths for the BBC. His latest book is Finding Moonshine: A Mathematician's Journey Through Symmetry.
Marcus has appeared on Little Atoms twice.
Interview one first broadcast on 3rd February 2006.
Interview two first broadcast on 14th March 2008.