My book review From tick tock to TikTok: how humans keep track of time which discusses Chad Orzel’s A Brief History of Timekeeping: The Science of Marking Time, from Stonehenge to Atomic Clocks appeared in the August 2022 issue of Physics World and was also published online on August 8, 2022.
Author: Sharon Ann
The publication date for my first solo popular science book has now been announced. Nuclear Fusion: The Race to Build a Mini-Sun on Earth will be published by Icon Books on September 1st 2022. Read more about the book on the publisher’s website.
Invited blog article
How solid state physics is helping us adapt to a COVID world
published on the Routledge website as part of their Science & Everyday Life blog on April 25, 2022.
Guest Lecturer on a Science Writing and Communication Module for physics students at King’s College London, 2021.
Summer and Autumn 2021
Writing two new books.
The companion website for the second edition of my book Understanding Solid State Physics went live.
Giving a talk From Thermoluminescence to Time Travel and Q&A session for the South African Institute of Physics’ SAIP Webinar Series on June 11th 2021.
The second edition of my undergraduate textbook Understanding Solid State Physics was published on April 22 2021. Watch my promo vlog about the book, read more about the contents, and access further videos here. Order a copy from the CRC Press website or on Amazon US or Amazon UK.
Giving a Public Program Session, incorporating a talk and Q&A session on Putting Your Best Virtual Foot Forward at the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) Annual Meeting on February 9th 2021, 8 PM GMT, 3 PM ET.
Guest Lecturer on a Science Writing and Communication Module for physics students at King’s College London on October 16 2020.