|Robert A. J. Matthews
|Visiting Reader in Science
Birmingham B4 5ET
Tel. +44 (0)121-333 4631 (daytime only)
One June day in 1981, I woke up to find myself in the middle of something
called "Natural Science Finals" at Oxford. Apparently, I had gone up to
Corpus Christi College in 1978 to read physics, but for the life of me I can't
remember anything about it. They grudgingly gave me a degree anyway, and
I left before they called Security.
Just in case they're still looking for me, I've taken to wearing two different
hats, one for academia and another for science writing. The links at the bottom
of this page give some idea what happens when I swap between them.
I've written a few books: these two came out in 2005: click on the
covers for a description and contents list:
I also do what I can to prevent this small nation and its art and
culture from being airbrushed out of existence:
Just showing this flag will get you a kicking and a prison term from
the occupying forces there. So wind 'em up by clicking on the link.