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José Manuel Sánchez Ron

  • José Manuel Sánchez Ron at a conference © Real Academia Española

    José Manuel Sánchez Ron at a conference © Real Academia Española

  

Speciality

Science and technology, Literature

 

 

Date of birth

1949
  


" PhD in physics and essayist. His work mainly centres on research into the history of science, especially physics, in the 19th and 20th centuries."

Born in Madrid in 1949, he is a Doctor of Physics and professor in the History of Science, a member of the Spanish Royal Academy and the Royal Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences. He is also a member of the Académie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences in Paris and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. He has contributed to many books and hundreds of articles as an author, coordinator and editor. He supervises the science essay and dissemination collection 'Drakontos', published by Crítica, and has been on the advisory board of the Juan March Foundation and Revista de Occidente journal.

Awards

National Literature Award for Essay (2015)
International Jovellanos Award for Essay (2011)

Essential works

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    El mundo después de la revolución: la física de la segunda mitad del siglo XX

    A popular science work that stands out for its originality and its contribution to understanding the scientific revolution and its influence on society.

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  • El mundo después de la revolución: la física de la segunda mitad del siglo XX
  • El siglo de la ciencia
  • Ciencia, tecnología y humanidades en un mundo interdisciplinar

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