Frank Close


Frank Close is a particle physicist, author and speaker.

He is Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford

and a Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford.

He was formerly vice president of the British Association for Advancement of

Science, Head of the Theoretical Physics Division at the Rutherford

Appleton Laboratory and Head of Communications and Public Education

at CERN. He is the author of several books, including the

best-selling Antimatter, and the winner of the Kelvin Medal of the

Institute of Physics for his "outstanding contributions to the public

understanding of physics."




"masterpiece...I never normally give 5 stars but for this I make an exception." - John Gribbin, BBC Focus