Daily Planet”, the hour-long prime-time science program on Discovery Channel, which he helped to design and launch 15 years ago. He has worked in almost every mass medium. He hosted CBC’s “Quirks and Quarks” for 12 years, freelanced for CBC’s “Morningside,” and hosted two CBC radio documentary series. He was contributing editor to Owl magazine for five years, he wrote a weekly science column in The Toronto Star for 12 years, and is now involved in web-based shows, outreach events, and podcasts. He has written ten books, and received numerous accolades and awards for his outstanding contributions to the popularization of science. He has received five honorary degrees and was appointed to the Order of Canada in 2009. Bio from The Banff Centre.Jay Ingram is the co-host of “
A number of years ago, when Ingram was still hosting “Quirks and Quarks,” we began 'collecting' his books. He is a good writer who really gets you interested in unusual scientific facts.
The Barmaid's Brain is a collection of essays about unusual scientific facts and theories written by Jay Ingram.
Psychology Today's website has this short review:
If you ever get a chance, try this book.