Alumni articles for books

New book - 'Jet Stream - A Journey Through our Changing Climate'

Posted: 31 Jul 2019

Jet Stream
A Journey Through our Changing Climate

by Tim Woollings a member of the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics Sub-department.

[*]A fascinating introduction to the jet stream, providing insight into how it affects our weather, and how it relates to extreme weather events.
[*]Underlying science is built up as the story follows a weather balloon as it rides the jet stream around the world
[*]An engaging blend of scientific writing and insightful histor

'God's philosophers - How the medieval world laid the foundations of modern science' a book by alumnus Dr James Hannam

Posted: 09 Jun 2013

Alumnus news. Today: Dr James Hannam.

After leaving Oxford in 1993 where he’d graduated in physics under Professor Neville Harnew, Dr James Hannam has been an accountant and a historian of science. His book God’s Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science was published in 2009.