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Mark is an award-winning writer of popular science books about science, history, and culture. He has communicated science in film, television, print, and radio on five continents. Mark has been a broadcaster and is retired from his role as professor of science communication at the University of Glamorgan. He’s also worked with, among others, NASA, Seattle’s Science Fiction Museum, the BBC (including BBC4, CBBC, and BBC Stargazing Live), the Royal Institution, the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Nature, the British Council, the British Film Institute, Sky Movies, and the National Museum of Thailand. His books have been translated into over a dozen languages, including Dutch, German, Chinese, Croatian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish (Mexico), Turkish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, and Polish. So far, Mark’s books are:

Different Engines: How Science Drives Fiction and Fiction Drives Science (Macmillan Science, 2007)

Futureworld: Where Science Fiction Becomes Science (Boxtree/Science Museum, 2008)

Revolution in Science: How Galileo and Darwin Changed Our World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)

Introducing Science Communication: A Practical Guide (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)

Space Hoppers (Macmillan/BBC, 2010)

Really Really Big Questions about Space and Time (Kingfisher/Macmillan, 2010)

The Alien Hunters Handbook (Kingfisher/Macmillan, 2012)

Alien Life Imagined (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Mark Brake’s Space, Time, Machine, Monster (Candy Jar, 2014)

How to be a Space Explorer (Lonely Planet, 2014)

Mark Brake’s Space, Time, Machine, Monster: Dr Who Edition (Candy Jar, 2015)

The Science of Star Wars (Racehorse, 2016)

The Big Earth Book (Lonely Planet, 2017)

The Science of Harry Potter (Racehorse, 2017)

The Science of Superheroes (Racehorse, 2018)

The Science of Science Fiction (Skyhorse, 2018)

The Science of The Big Bang Theory (Skyhorse, 2019)

The Science of James Bond (Skyhorse, 2020)