'"Another prediction of relativity is that your head is ever so slightly older than your feet"

Chris Lintott is a renowned astrophysicist, author and broadcaster. He is currently a Professor of Astrophysics in the Department of Physics at the University of Oxford, and since 2023 is the Gresham Professor of Astronomy at Gresham College, London.

Lintott is involved in a number of popular science projects aimed at bringing astronomy to a wider audience and is also the primary presenter of the BBC television series The Sky at Night, having previously been co-presenter with Patrick Moore until Moore's death in 2012. He co-authored Bang! – The Complete History of the Universe and The Cosmic Tourist with Moore and Queen guitarist and astrophysicist Brian May.

"Chris Lintott is a modest genuis." - Brian Ma