Frank Close

Frank  Close

Frank Close is the author of 15 popular physics books, including Half-Life, a biography of Bruno Pontecorvo, Antimatter, The Infinity Problem, and Very Short Introductions to Nothing and Particle Physics, which won an award. He is a former Head of Communications and Public Education at CERN and a professor of physics at Oxford University. He received the Royal Society's Michael Faraday Award for science communication in 2014, and he is the only scientist to have won the Association of British Science Writers' Prize three times.