Piers Bizony

Piers Bizony was made a patron of Humanists UK for his contribution to the greater public understanding of science.

Science journalist

Piers Bizony is a science journalist, space historian, and author. He has written about space, science, and the history of technology for a variety of publications including the Independent, the BBC, and Wired. His book 2001: Filming the Future is considered to be the authoritative account of the making of Stanley Kubrick's film 2001: A Space Odyssey. Piers was also involved in the curation of ‘Space: 50’, a joint venture between the publishers Harper Collins Worldwide and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., marking the 50th anniversary of Sputnik and the dawn of the space age.