Bill is renowned for his contribution to science communication and is the first non-Briton to become an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society.
Bill is a best-selling author of popular science and travel literature. Through his books he creates narratives that allow these topics to become highly accessible for a wide audience. For his book A Short History of Nearly Everything, he was awarded the prestigious Aventis Prize for best general science book and the European Union’s Descartes Prize for science communication.
In this exclusive interview for the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 175 faces of chemistry, Bill shares his passion for science communication, reminding everyone professionally involved in science that they have their part to play.
Video by Emma Price
Images by Royal Society of Chemistry
Published February 2015