This is the website of Mark Brake, author and communicator of science.
Mark is a freelance scholar, working out of the UK, who writes popular science books, and 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 Science Museum of Thailand.
Mark runs iScience with science rapper Jon Chase. They tour science festivals, literary festivals, schools and communities with their roadshows, including the very popular Science of Doctor Who show. The iScience website is here.
And here’s Jon’s new Doctor Rap, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who!
Forthcoming appearances include:
- The Science of Star Wars, Hay Festival, 30 May
Recent appearances include:
- The Science of Doctor Who, Big Bang Fair, Birmingham, 13-16 March
- Space Hoppers, Swansea Waterfront Museum, 17 January
- The Science of Doctor Who, Swansea Waterfront Museum, 14 December
- The Science of Dr Who, Space, Time, Machine, Monster Festival, Newport, 19 Oct
- Mark interviews novelists Jasper Fforde and Adam Roberts, Space, Time, Machine, Monster Festival, Newport, 19 Oct
- Mark interviews Rhianna Pratchett, Space, Time, Machine, Monster Festival, Newport, 19 Oct
- Stoke Newington Literature Festival, 8 June
- The Science of Dr Who, Edinburgh Science Festival, 6 April
- They Came from Outer Space, Edinburgh Science Festival, 4 April