Simon Singh is a Ph.D. candidate. from the University of Cambridge, with a degree in particle physics. He directed the BAFTA Award-winning documentary film Fermat's Last Theorem and wrote Fermat's Enigma, the popular book on the same subject, and is a former BBC producer. The Science of Secrets, based on his best-selling novel The Code Book, was a BBC television series. Big Bang, his third book, was also a success, and Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Truth About Alternative Medicine, which he co-authored with Edzard Ernst, received a lot of attention. Singh currently resides in London.