About The Author
Mario Gargantini is an electronic engineer, a scientific journalist, and the director of Emmeciquadro, a journal on science teaching. He was also a high school physics teacher for twenty years. He has authored several books and essays on science and religion, the history of science, and education; he has also been curator of a dozen scientific exhibitions. In 1987 he won the Glaxo Award and in 1990 he won the Federchimica Award, both for science communication.