Dr Stuart Clark is an award-winning author and journalist, who specialises in bringing the complex world of astronomy to the general public. His recent work, The Unknown Universe, provocatively highlights the growing number of mysteries in cosmology, and argues that a revolution in scientific thought may be coming.
Stuart’s books have been translated into 20 languages. The Sun Kings, about the largest solar storm to strike our planet, won the American Publishers’ Association prize for best work of astronomy/cosmology, was shortlisted by the The Royal Society in London for best popular science book of 2008 and won Italy’s Monselice Prize for best scientific translation.
Stuart is a consultant for New Scientist, and a columnist for The Guardian. He has a first class honours degree and a PhD in astrophysics, is a visiting fellow at the University of Hertfordshire, and a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. In 2013, he was named European Astronomy Journalist of the Year.