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Jim Al-Khalili

  1. Titles: Quantum, Pathfinders, Paradox, Life on the Edge
  2. Agent: Patrick Walsh

About Jim Al-Khalili

Professor Jim Al-Khalili OBE is an academic, author and broadcaster. He is a leading theoretical physicist based at the University of Surrey, where he holds a personal chair in physics and the first University of Surrey chair in the public engagement in science. He has written a number of popular science books, translated so far into 13 languages, with his most recent being Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science (Allen Lane 2010). He has presented a number of television and radio documentaries including the BAFTA nominated Chemistry: A Volatile History and The Secret Life of Chaos (winner of Best Film Award at the 2010 International Science Films Festival in Athens). In 2008, he became the youngest ever recipient of the Royal Society‟s Michael Faraday prize for science communication.

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