Taunton Literary Festival, 16 November

August 23, 2018

Great evening at the Taunton Literary Festival. It’s a wonderful festival organised by the indefatigable Lionel Ward, owner of Brendon Books. I talked on gravitational waves – the voice of space. I enjoyed it very much and I think the audience did too. …


Lincoln Book Festival, 25 September

July 21, 2018

Will be talking on gravitational waves – the voice of space at the Lincoln Book Festival a6 6.15pm on 25 September. Book here.


Coming soon!

July 19, 2018

On 4 October 2018, Michael O’Mara is publishing Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand. You could fit the entire human race in the volume of a sugar cube You are born 100% human but die 50% alien If the Sun were made of bananas it wouldn’t make any differen …


Book of the Month, May 2018!

April 17, 2018

Fantastic to have my Ladybird Expert Big Bang as BBC Sky at Night Magazine’s Book of the Month, May 2018! Here is the lovely review. It’s so nice to have someone appreciate how hard it was to squeeze so much difficult material into so small a space and …


The Day Without A Yesterday, Edinburgh, 7 April

April 4, 2018

The greatest discovery in the history of science is that there was a day without a yesterday. The Universe has not existed forever. It was born. 13.82 billion years ago all matter, energy, space – and even time – erupted into being in a titanic firebal …


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