In The Poetry and Music of Science, Tom McLeish challenges the widely held assumption that science is less creative than art.
Drawing on conversations with artists and scientists, he explores the stories they tell about their creative projects, revealing surprising commonalities.
Tom McLeish FRS worked for several years at Durham University and is now Professor of Natural Philosophy at York University. He is a Chair of the Royal Society’s Education committee and a Reader in the Anglican
Chaired by Professor Patricia Waugh, Durham University