All interested in the deep questions of nature, the origin of the Universe, life, what happens after death, and what science has to say about it all.
Peter Atkins, Fellow of Lincoln College, University of Oxford
Peter Atkins is Fellow of Lincoln College, University of Oxford. He is the author of almost 60 books, which include the world-renowned textbook Physical Chemistry (published in its ninth edition in November 2009). His other textbooks include Inorganic Chemistry: Chemical Principles and Molecular Quantum Mechanics. He has also written a number of books for a general readership, including Galileo's finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science, The Periodic Kingdom, Molecules, and The Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Introduction. He has been a
visiting professor in France, Israel, New Zealand, and China, and continues to lecture widely throughout the world.
"a paean to science" - Times Literary Supplement
"genuine enjoyment" - Times Higher Education Supplement
"Peter Atkins answers...succinctly and elegantly." - Nature
"An effortless read - a real page turner." - BBC Focus
In conversation with Peter Atkins - Watch Peter Atkins in conversation with David Freeman