" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Jim Baggott has been studying and writing about the history of physics for more than 20 years and has won awards for his scientific research and his science writing. His previous books include A Beginner's Guide to Reality and Beyond Measure: Modern Physics, Philosophy and the Meaning of Quantum Theory, and also Atomic: The First War of Physics and the Secret History of the Atom Bomb, 1939–1949, and The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments, both of which we've previously spoken about on Little Atoms. His latest book is Farewell to Reality: How Fairytale Physics Betrays the Search for Scientific Truth.
Interview one first broadcast on 11th December 2009.
Interview two first broadcast on 17th June 2011.
Interview three first broadcast on 21st June 2013.