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Nigel Sanitt

Pantaneto Press

Nigel Sanitt gained his Ph.D. at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University, where he helped lay the foundations of gravitational lensing research. He is editor of an online journal The Pantaneto Forum, which is devoted to science communication and founder and chief executive of the Pantaneto Press, which publishes books in the physical sciences. He is author of – Routledge Revivals: Science as a Questioning Process (1996).


Nigel Sanitt is founder and editor of The Pantaneto Forum, a web-based journal, which aims to promote debate on how scientists communicate, with particular emphasis on how such communication can be improved through education and a better philosophical understanding of science.
     After reading Physics at Imperial College, London, he did Part III of the mathematics Tripos followed by a Ph. D. in Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge, Institute of Astronomy and Wolfson College.
      He was a lecturer at University College, London, UK (1976-1978) and was a visiting scholar at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, Stanford University, California, USA (2016).
     As author, Nigel Sanitt has published a number of articles, one book as editor and two books as author – Routledge Revivals: Science as a Questioning Process (1996) and Culture, Curiosity and Communication in Scientific Discovery: The Eye in Ideas (Routledge, 2019).
     Nigel Sanitt also writes fiction. He has published two novels under the pen name Norman Stanton: Perfect Nightmare Thames River Press 2013 and The Literary Circle Pantaneto Press 2014.


    B,Sc Physics, Imperial College, London, UK.
    Part III of the Mathematics Tripos, Cambridge University, UK
    Ph. D. Astrophysics, Cambridge University, UK

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Astrophysics and Cosmology.
    Science research, education, philosophy and communication.

Personal Interests

    Asking awkward questions.


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