Christophe Galfard at Edinburgh International Book Festival

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.

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    ScottishPower Foundation Studio

    Charlotte Square Gardens


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  • Event Start Date

    30/08/2015 5:30 PM

  • Event End Date

    30/08/2015 6:30 PM

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About Christophe Galfard

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 and he co-authored George’s Secret Key to the Universe with Stephen Hawking and his daughter Lucy Hawking. His book, The Universe in Your Hand, has been translated into over twenty different languages.