“Colin provided a provocative and alternative perspective and responded masterfully to a series of challenges from both the moderator and the audience on how to stimulate new thinking”
“Colin engaged the children from the offset with his mind blowing facts and fantastic visuals. He pitched the content perfectly and his workshop inspired us all to become space experts!’
“The kids were really engaged with your talk – they were talking about it all afternoon!“
Above: A video I created with TED-Ed about the scientific possibilities of time travel (2 million+ views)
Below: One of my key messages when I speak to businesses and conferences is that interdisciplinary collaboration is the key to innovation
My books have sold more than 100,000 copies worldwide and I've written over 100 popular science articles for publications including The Guardian, New Scientist, BBC Focus and the European Space Agency.
In recognition of my efforts to popularise astronomy, the asteroid (15347) Colinstuart is named after me.
In 2014 I was awarded runner-up in the European Astronomy Journalism Prize and I am also a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. I’ve talked about the wonders of the universe on Sky News, BBC News and Radio 5Live and been quoted in national newspapers including The Daily Telegraph and The Observer.
All About Space
European Space Agency (ESA)
Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi)
The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)
The Institute of Physics
The Royal Observatory Greenwich
Sky at Night
Times Higher Education
The Wellcome Trust