Each week, Professor Jim Al-Khalili invites a leading scientist to tell us about their life and work. He?ll talk to Nobel laureates as well as the next generation of beautiful minds to find out what i
Jim is a regular guest panellist on Melvyn Bragg?s In Our Time on BBC Radio 4.
Jim al-Khalili was sitting in a physics lecture at the University of Surrey when he suddenly understood the power of equations to describe and predict the physical world. He recalls that sadly his ent
Science progresses by breaking the rules of the past. New observations need new theories to explain them. Einstein's Theory of Relativity made sense of observations that Newton's Laws of Motion could
Jim Al-Khalili is old. Well, not that old. He's 53. But when you consider that the average age to win a Nobel Prize in physics is 55, he hasn't got long to make his big discovery.