Tasneem Zehra Husain

Tasneem Zehra Husain is a writer, educator and Pakistan’s first female string theorist. She holds a PhD from Stockholm University and did post-doctoral research at Harvard University. Husain is fascinated by scientific theories, how we engage with them and how they change us. She explores these themes in her fiction and nonfiction writing, her popular talks, and the educational workshops she holds for science teachers. She is actively involved in science outreach, and frequently delivers talks about theoretical physics to students and lay audiences. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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'A fictional approach to physics that captures both the substance of the theory and the passion of its practitioners' – Kirkus Reviews

'A fictional approach to physics that captures both the substance of the theory and the passion of its practitioners' – Kirkus Reviews

'Husain writes lyrically, poetically about life, love, and physics' - Amir D. Aczel