" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Manjit Kumar has degrees in physics and philosophy. He was the founding editor of Prometheus, an interdisciplinary journal that covered the arts and sciences, described by one reviewer as ‘perhaps the finest magazine that I've ever read'. He has written and reviewed for various publications including the Guardian, The Times, The Independent and New Scientist. Manjit's book Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality was Shortlisted for the 2009 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize, and was one of the top ten science books of 2010 on Amazon.com. Manjit has been our guest on Little Atoms three times.
First interview talking about Quantum, broadcast on 4th December 2009.
Second interview talking about Ernest Rutherford, broadcast on 4th March 2011.
Third interview talking about the 100th Anniversary of the first Solvay conference, broadcast on 4th November 2011.