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John Gribbin

JOHN GRIBBIN gained a PhD from the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge (then under the leadership of Fred Hoyle), before working as a science journalist for Nature and later New Scientist. He is the 'go to' man for quantum physics and author of many bestselling popular science books, including Erwin Schrödinger and the Quantum Revolution, In Search of Schrödinger's Cat, In Search of the Multiverse, Science: A History and The Universe: A Biography. He is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Sussex and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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Deep Simplicity
Written by John Gribbin
Random House | Hardcover | April 2005
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6256-0 (1-4000-6256-X)

Over the past two decades, no field of scientific inquiry has had a more striking impact across a wide array of disciplines–from biology to physics, computing to meteorology–than that known as chaos and complexity, the study of complex systems. Now astrophysicist John Gribbin draws on his expertise to explore, in prose... Read more






In Search of Schrodinger's Cat
Written by John Gribbin
Bantam | Trade Paperback | August 1984
$18.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-34253-6 (0-553-34253-3)

Quantum theory is so shocking that Einstein could not bring himself to accept it. It is so important that it provides the fundamental underpinning of all modern sciences. Without it, we'd have no nuclear power or nuclear weapons, no TV, no computers, no science of molecular biology, no understanding of DNA... Read more






The Omega Point
Written by John Gribbin
Bantam | Trade Paperback | July 1988
$19.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-553-34515-5 (0-553-34515-X)

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The Scientists
Written by John Gribbin, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2004
$17.95/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6788-3 (0-8129-6788-7)

A wonderfully readable account of scientific development over the past five hundred years, focusing on the lives and achievements of individual scientists, by the bestselling author of In Search of Schrödinger’s Cat

In this ambitious new book, John Gribbin tells the stories of the people who have made science, and of the... Read more






The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
Written by Mary Gribbin and John Gribbin
Laurel Leaf | Paperback | July 2007
$6.99/7.99(Canada) | 978-0-375-83146-1 (0-375-83146-0)

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy is renowned for its mystery and magic. What’s the truth behind it all? Is the golden compass actually based in science? How does the subtle knife cut through anything? Could there be a bomb like the one made with Lyra’s hair? How do the Gallivespians’... Read more





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