2023 Speaker

Mark Lewney

Dr Mark Lewney is a professional physicist, with a PhD in Guitar Acoustics, who uses the science of electric guitars to explore the nature of reality and string theory.

He has performed at science festivals and music festivals worldwide, including Tokyo, Las Vegas, Seattle, a tour of Australia and New Zealand, and all over Europe.

His radio appearances as a guitar physics expert include Radio 4’s Material World and Radio 2′ Anatomy Of The Guitar with Harry Witchel of Spinal Tap/The Simpsons.

On television he wrote and presented his own 3 Minute Wonder on Channel 4 The Physics Of Rock Guitar , and has appeared on Newsnight and CBBC as “Einstein crossed with Hendrix”, and as a patent expert on The Money Programme and The One Show.