Brian read Natural Sciences (specializing in experimental physics) at Cambridge University. After graduating, he spent a year at Lancaster University where he gained a second MA in Operational Research. Brian worked a number of years at British Airways before leaving to help companies with creativity, and increasingly to write popular science. His books include A Brief History of Infinity, Inflight Science, How to Build a Time Machine, The Quantum Age and How Many Moons Does the Earth Have.
Brian has lectured at the Royal Institution in London, Science Museum and British Library with appearances at Cheltenham and Edinburgh Festivals of Science. He has contributed to radio and TV, and is a popular speaker at schools. Most recently he appeared with the BBC's business editor, Robert Peston, teaching him quantum theory, took part in a feature on time travel to accompany the movie Looper and took part in the University Challenge Christmas Special. Talk details at www.brianclegg.net