" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Joanne Baker studied Physics at the University of Cambridge and took her PhD in Astrophysics at the University of Sydney in 1995. She is the author of the best selling 50 Physics Ideas You Really Need to Know and is an editor at Nature magazine, where her speciality is space and Earth science. Her latest book is 50 Universe Ideas You Really Need to Know.
First broadcast on 18th February 2011.