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Russell Stannard is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the Open University, where for 21 years he headed the Physics Department. A high energy nuclear physicist, he has carried out research at CERN in Geneva, as well as other laboratories in the USA and Europe. He has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE), received the Bragg Medal from the Institute of Physics, and has been made Fellow of University College, London. A prolific writer for both adults and children, his books have been translated into 20 languages and short-listed for many scientific book prizes. [adapted from Relativity; a very short introduction (Oxford University Press, 2008)]

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