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Jim Baggott

Science Writer, Author

Jim Baggott is a freelance science writer and author. A scientist later turned businessman, he received his doctorate in chemical physics at the University of Oxford and became a lecturer at the University of Reading, England, where he also ran a research team studying aspects of chemical kinetics and high-energy molecular vibrations. His books on contemporary physics, philosophy, and science history have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Titles include The Quantum Story: A History in 40 Moments, Higgs: The Invention and Discovery of the ‘God Particle,’ and Farewell to Reality: How Fairy-tale Physics Betrays the Search for Scientific Truth.


Past Programs Featuring Jim Baggott

Friday, May 30, 2014 | 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm