Mark is an ardent cricket fan. He gave his first astronomy talk at Bristol Astronomical Society at 14 years old. Since he has written about and lectured on diverse science topics from the Star of Bethlehem to climate change. He has appeared on radio and television in many countries and has appeared in several documentaries including the BBC’s “EarthStory”, “Star of Bethlehem” (2008) and Arte’s “The Three Kings: tracing the myth” (2008), as well as appearing four times on the BBC’s “The Sky at Night”. Mark has written four popular books on astronomy. He has also written for numerous magazines and newspapers including writing a monthly column on comets and meteors for the Spanish astronomy magazine “Tribuna de Astronomía". Since 2006 he has worked for the European Space Agency’s Herschel Space Observatory, the largest telescope ever to be launched into space.
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04.07.11 - 'I fell in love with astronomy at about the same age that I fell in love with cricket. There the paths diverged...... Read More.'