Tim Gregory is a postdoctoral research scientist at the British Geological Survey in Nottingham, having recently completed his PhD in cosmochemistry at Bristol University. His research focuses on measuring the age of meteorites and the building-blocks of planets. Tim featured on BBC4's The Sky at Night, and was a finalist in BBC2's Astronauts: Do You Have What it Takes in 2017. This is his first book.
A captivating blend of painstaking detective work and dramatic cosmic events. The impact that rocks from space have had on our culture, and on our knowledge of where we come from - and where they come from - may surprise you. As will their impact on the planet of course, should you be lucky enough to see a fall * Jon Butterworth * Drawing on his deep technical education and boundless curiosity, Tim Gregory brings a childlike wonder of discovery to everything he sees. He shows an uncanny ability to swiftly understand, to clearly explain, and to be joyful in the process. His scientific delight is contagious * Chris Hadfield *