Christophe Galfard at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Christophe Galfard at Edinburgh International Book Festival
  • ScottishPower Foundation Studio, Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh, EH2 1AF
    ScottishPower Foundation Studio
    Charlotte Square Gardens Edinburgh, EH2 1AF UNITED KINGDOM
  • 30/08/2015 17:30 - 30/08/2015 18:30


Journey through the past, present and future of the universe with internationally renowned physicist Christophe Galfard. His latest book, The Universe in Your Hand, aims to explain quantum mechanics, general relativity, string theory and parallel realities through storytelling. Come and be transported to the Sun and fly to distant galaxies and have the mysteries of physics revealed. Chaired by Gill Arbuthnott.

Christophe Galfard holds a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Cambridge University, where he was Professor Stephen Hawking's graduate student from 2000 to 2006, researching the so-called black hole information paradox. He is the author of The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond.