Paul Davies is Professor of Natural Philosophy in the Australian Centre for Astrobiology at Macquarie University. His research has spanned the fields of cosmology, gravitation, and quantum field theory, with particular emphasis on black holes and the origin of the universe. Paul is also interested in the nature of time, high-energy particle physics, the foundations of quantum mechanics, the origin of life and the nature of consciousness.
In addition to his research, Professor Davies is well known as an author, broadcaster and public lecturer. He writes regularly for newspapers, journals and magazines in several countries, both about science and the political and social aspects of science and technology.