David Tong

David Tong

Our Place in the Universe

David Tong is Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge. He works on quantum mechanics, string theory, cosmology and anything else that's exciting in physics. He has held research positions at a number of universities, from Mumbai to MIT. He is the recipient of the Adams Prize for mathematics and the Pilkington Prize for teaching.

David will be taking part in our Salon No 6 on Identity at Festival No 6 to help us understand our place in the universe from a theoretical physics point of view.