" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Martin Nowak is Professor of Biology and Mathematics at Harvard University and the recipient of a raft of international prizes. He has held major research posts at the University of Vienna, Oxford University, Princeton and now Harvard. He has published over 300 papers and has been widely praised for revolutionising the mathematical approach to biology. Martin is the author of Supercooperators: Evolution, Altruism and Human Behaviour or Why We Need Each Other to Succeed. SuperCooperators is co-authored by Roger Highfield, PhD, the editor of New Scientist magazine.
First broadcast on 29th April 2011.