Physics and Astronomy

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Dr John Gribbin

Post:Fee Payment (Physics and Astronomy)
Other posts:Visiting Fellow in Astronomy (Physics and Astronomy)
 Visiting Fellow (Astronomy Centre)
Location:PEVENSEY 3 4C14
Email:J.R.Gribbin@sussex.ac.uk
Personal homepage:Books

Telephone numbers
Internal:3087
UK:01273 873087
International:+44 1273 873087
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Biography

One of the first students at Sussex, John also studied in Cambridge and has worked on the journals Nature and New Scientist.  From 1975 to 1978 he was a member of the Science Policy Research Unit.  He now writes books about science, and is best known for In Searchh of Schrodnger's Cat.  His latest book, Computing With Quantum Cats, provides the background to work on quantum computing, in which Sussex is a world leader.

 

 

Role

John Gribbin is a Visiting Fellow in astronomy and has taught the course Our Place in the Cosmos.  He writes books for a living.