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John Gribbin
(1946-)

Dr John Gribbin received a PhD in astrophysics from Cambridge University and is currently Visiting Fellow in Astronomy at the University of Sussex, where he was a member of a team there that measured the age of the Universe.

Gribbin is without doubt the most prolific British popular science writer with a huge output both alone and co-authored with his wife, Mary. He has also written science fiction with Marcus Chown and others.

He has worked in radio, making and presenting programmes for the BBC, and in television, occasionally in front of the cameras but more often as an adviser on science programmes.

His many books include In Search of Schrödinger’s Cat, Schrödinger’s Kittens, Q Is for Quantum and Science: A History. He lives in Sussex, England.

You can find out more about Gribbin's writing at his website, but it's something of a time capsule as it doesn't seem to have been updated since 1996.

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