Allan Chapman


Dr Allan Chapman is a historian of science at Oxford University, with special interests in the history of astronomy and medicine, and the relationship between science and Christianity. As well as University teaching, he lectures widely, and has written several books and numerous academic articles. He has also written and presented two TV series, Gods in the Sky and Great Scientists, as well as taking part in many other history of science TV documentaries and in The Sky at Night with Sir Patrick Moore. He has received honorary doctorates and awards from the Universities of Central Lancashire, Salford, and Lancaster, and in 2015, he won the Jackson-Gwilt Medal by the Royal Astronomical Society. His Lion books include: Slaying the Dragons, Stargazers, Physicians, Plagues and Progress, and Comets, Cosmology and the Big Bang.


Listen to Allan Chapman chatting to Premier Christian Radio about his new book, Comets, Cosmology and the Big Bang here.