• John and Mary Gribbin 

    John Gribbin trained as an astrophysicist at the University of Cambridge. A full-time science writer, he has worked for the science journalNature and New Scientist magazine, and has contributed articles to The TimesGuardian andIndependent.

    He is the author of more than one hundred books and is currently a Visiting Fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex.

    Mary Gribbin has written for publications including Shemagazine and New Scientist, and is the author of several books on scientific topics for young readers.