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John R. Gribbin (born 19 March 1946) is a British science writer, an astrophysicist, and a visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. The topical range of his prolific writings include quantum physics, human evolution, climate change, global warming, the origins of the universe, and biographies of famous scientists. He also writes science fiction. In 1984, Gribbin published In Search of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantum Physics and Reality, the book that he is best known for, which continues to sell well even after years of publication. At the 2009 World Conference of Science Journalists, the Association of British Science Writers presented Gribbin with their Lifetime Achievement award. (Bowker Author Biography) John Gribbin, visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. He is married to Mary Grivvin, also a science writer. (Publisher Provided)
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Science: A History 667 copies, 8 reviews
In Search of the Big Bang 273 copies, 2 reviews
Time & Space (Eyewitness Books) 203 copies, 2 reviews
Stardust 200 copies, 2 reviews
In Search of the Edge of Time 158 copies, 2 reviews
The Universe: A Biography 157 copies, 5 reviews
In Search of the Multiverse 146 copies, 7 reviews
Companion to the Cosmos 123 copies, 2 reviews
Flower Hunters 122 copies, 3 reviews
Darwin: A Life in Science 115 copies, 3 reviews
Ice Age 107 copies, 2 reviews
Time-Warps 106 copies, 4 reviews
The Case of the Missing Neutrinos 103 copies, 2 reviews
A Brief History of Science (Editor) 93 copies, 2 reviews
The Sixth Winter 74 copies, 3 reviews
Double Planet 53 copies
Spacewarps 51 copies
The Mating Game 50 copies, 1 review
Innervisions 24 copies
Brother Esau (Author) 24 copies
Climatic Change 18 copies
Reunion 17 copies
Faraday in 90 Minutes 15 copies, 1 review
Einstein in 90 Minutes 14 copies, 1 review
Ragnarok (Author) 13 copies
Our Changing Universe 11 copies, 1 review
The Alice Encounter 11 copies, 1 review
THE FUTURE NOW 10 copies
Timeswitch 7 copies
Don't Look Back 3 copies, 1 review
Dalla scimmia all'universo 2 copies, 1 review
Kosmologia 1 copy

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John Gribbin graduated with his bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Sussex in 1966. Gribbin then earned his master of science (M.Sc.) degree in astronomy in 1967, also from the Univ. of Sussex, and he earned his Ph.D. in astrophysics from the University of Cambridge (1971). As a science writer, he has worked for the science journal Nature, and the magazine New Scientist and has written for The Times, The Guardian and the Independent as well as their Sunday counterparts and BBC radio.He is best known for his book In Search of Schrödinger's Cat (1984).
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