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Space Agency research fellow, University of Leicester
Lewis Dartnell is a UK Space Agency research fellow at the University of Leicester, working in astrobiology and the search for microbial life on Mars. His latest book is The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch (2014). He lives in London.