" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Ian Stewart's bestselling books include Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities, Professor Stewart's Hoard of Mathematical Treasures and Mathematics of Life. He is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Warwick University where he maintains an active research program. He is well know for his ability to make mathematics popular, and in 2001 he was awarded the Royal Society's Michael Faraday Medal for furthering the public understanding of science. He is a regular contributor to New Scientist. Ian's latest book is 17 Equations That Changed The World. Ian has been our guest on Little Atoms twice.
Interview one first broadcast on 1st July 2011.
Interview two first broadcast on 20th April 2012.