Robyn's fields of research are general relativity theory and history of mathematics. She is a former lecturer at Monash, and has published four books of popular science/history: "Einstein's Heroes: Imagining the World through the Language of Mathematics", "Seduced by Logic: Emilie du Châtelet, Mary Somerville and the Newtonian Revolution","Young Einstein and the Story of E=mc^2”, and “Thomas Harriot: A Life in Science”.
Robyn Arianrhod's Articles
The setting sun
We usually speak of the sun setting in the west, but technically it only sets due west at the spring and autumn equinoxes.
Today, the Gregorian calendar is virtually universally accepted for everyday secular use, but its origin stretches back more than 6000 years.
Refining pill regimes
Sixty-three per cent of Australian aged care residents take at least nine different medications regularly.