Patricia Fara

Dr Patricia Fara is an Emeritus Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge and was awarded the 2022 Abraham Pais prize by the American Physical Society. As well as academic lecturing and supervising, she writes popular books and articles, and is a regular contributor to In our Time and other radio/TV programmes. She is especially interested in the Enlightenment period, with a particular emphasis on scientific imagery and women in science. Her prize-winning Science: A Four Thousand Year History (2009) has been translated into nine languages, while her other highly acclaimed books include A Lab of One’s Own: Science and Suffrage in The First World War (2018) and Life after Gravity: Isaac Newton’s London Career (2021).

Articles by Patricia Fara