"scientists on art" blog posts

Gregory Tate interviews Poet and Physicist Iggy McGovern

Posted on: 5 July 2016 | Category: Physics and Chemistry

In 2014 Gregory Tate recorded a documentary for Radio 3 about scientists who write poetry. One of the scientists whose work featured in the documentary was Iggy McGovern, a physicist at Trinity College Dublin whose most recent volume of poetry is A Mystic Dream of 4, a sonnet sequence based on the life of the nineteenth-century mathematician, astronomer, and poet William Rowan Hamilton.