" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Heather Couper is one of the UK's foremost broadcasters and writers on astronomy, space and science. She has produced and presented numerous radio and television programs, including the long running series "Seeing Stars" on the BBC World Service, and most recently "A History of British Rocketry" on Radio 4. She has written over 30 books, including Mars: The Inside Story of The Red Planet, and Philip's Stargazing 2007. Heather was awarded a CBE in the Queen's 2007 birthday honours list.
first broadcast on 19th October 2007.