Mark Brake writes for the many, not the few.

He is an award-winning writer of popular science books that look at the links between science, history, and culture.  Mark has done science communication work in film, television, print, and radio on five continents.  He has communicated science for, among others, NASA, Seattle’s Science Fiction Museum, the BBC (including BBC4, CBBC, and BBC Stargazing Live), the Royal Institution, the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Nature, the British Council, the British Film Institute, Sky Movies, and the National Museum of Thailand.  Mark’s books have been translated into over a dozen languages, including Dutch, German, Chinese, Croatian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish (Mexico), Turkish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, and Polish.


• co-wrote the Science of Star Wars book in 2016

• had his Big Earth Book published by Lonely Planet in November 2017

• had his Science of Harry Potter book published in November 2017

• has his Science of Superheroes book published in April 2018

• received an Independent Publisher Silver Medal Award in 2015 for his Lonely Planet Kids book, How To Be A Space Explorer

• recently had a book published with Cambridge University Press, called Alien Life Imagined.










Mark’s Amazon page is here

You can find out more about Mark’s previous work in About, and about his books in Books.

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