Five Physical Phenomena: Tim Parrott

"Seeing the world from a fresh perspective is one of the best rewards of study. Surveys of the complete works of great scientists have their place, but to feel the excitement of single breakthroughs by individual scientists is often more satisfying to non-specialists. Make this the year when the names of Pythagoras and Kepler, Newton and Einstein, evoke pleasure rather than indifference."

Tutor: Tim Parrott

"Tim Parrott, who took his degree at Cambridge, has been teaching short courses in popular science to adults for many years. He is especially keen to engage those with little or no prior knowledge. "