Adam Hart-Davis

Adam Hart-Davis

BROADCASTER, AUTHOR AND FREELANCE WRITER
Adam Hart-Davis is a freelance writer and former broadcaster: presenter on television of Local Heroes, What the Romans (and others) Did for Us, World, How London was Built, The Cosmos a beginners guide, and many others. He has received various awards for both television and radio, as well as three medals and 14 honorary doctorates.

He has written approximately 35 books, including Thunder, flush, & Thomas Crapper (an encycLOOpedia), Science, the definitive visual guide, and Engineers. His latest book is Very Heath Robinson - stories of his absurdly ingenious world. He has also written numerous newspaper and magazine articles.

In addition to writing books, Adam spends a lot of time making chairs, tables, bowls, and spoons out of green wood. Adam is a member of the Association of Pole-Lathe Turners and the British Toilet Association, and is a keen supporter of the charities WaterAid, Sustrans, Practical Action, and the Joliba Trust.
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Are we alone in the universe?

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Charles Darwin; Are earthworms deaf?

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Cosmology, a beginnerís guide

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Heroes of the Industrial Revolution

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Inventors and scientific heroes of Devon/Cornwall/the Midlands/other areas of the UK

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Just another day - science and technology of everyday life

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Much ado about nothing (the history of the vacuum)

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Mysterious time

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Taking the piss out of London

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The Eddystone lighthouses

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The Great Exhibition of 1851

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The Lunaticks of Birmingham

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The Moving stones of Racetrack Playa, and other mysteries

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Toilets and history

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What made Britain Great

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What the industrial revolution did for us

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