Pedro Ferreira is a Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow and tutor in Physics at Oriel College, Oxford. His expertise is Cosmology, the beginning of the Universe and Einstein's theory of General Relativity.
He has published over 120 papers in international journals, has delivered over 150 scientific lectures and popular science lectures worldwide. His first book, State of the Universe, was published in 2006, and he is currently working on a popular history of Einstein’s theory of General Relativity, to be published in 12 territories in 2013. He has also written for Nature, Science, New Scientist, Physics World, Physics Today, Scientific American, Sky at Night, CERN Courier, BBC Focus and the Guardian.
Pedro is regularly invited onto television to comment on Einstein's theories, black holes and the Big Bang. He has appeared in current affairs programs and documentaries on Channel 4, BBC1, BBC2, BBC4, Radio 4, National Geographic Channel (US), the Discovery Channel (US) and Arte (France).
He is a member of the Royal Astronomical Society, a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and has held a University Research Fellowship of the Royal Society.